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Peintre et modèle: PD.2-1966

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Peintre et modèle
Similar but looser drawing of the same scene


Draughtsman: Forain, Jean Louis




History note: Arthur Tooth, London (bt. from the artist?)

Legal notes

Bequeathed 1959, received 1966, after the life interest of Lady Morrison, d. 1965

Measurements and weight

Height: 264 mm
Width: 354 mm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1966) by Knowles, Guy John Fenton


Production date: AD 1926

School or Style


Materials used in production

Brown ink
White chalk
Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( laid down)

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen, brown ink, black and some white chalk, graphite and bodycolour, heightened with white, on paper, laid down

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: forain
  • Location: Top right
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1926
  • Location: Top right
  • Type: Date
  • Text: forain / 1926
  • Location: Bottom right
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Arthur Tooth, 155 New Bond St., London
  • Location: On back-board
  • Method of creation: Label

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.2-1966
Primary reference Number: 6375
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 24 May 2022 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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