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Head of a young woman: PD.11-1961

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Head of a young woman


Draughtsman: Forain, Jean Louis




History note: From the collection of Marcel Desboutin and Leo Lewin, Breslau; album of Forain drawings bought by Eisemann, 28 August 1956, then half-shared with Herbert Bier, London

Legal notes

From the Biffen Fund.

Measurements and weight

Height: 243 mm
Width: 167 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1961-06-12) by Herbert Bier, London

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Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( a leaf from an early sketchbook)

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Graphite and watercolour on paper

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.11-1961
Primary reference Number: 6373
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 24 May 2022 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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