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A St. Lazare: PD.39-1978

Object information

Current Location: In storage


A St. Lazare
Two figures; Study for a crucified thief


Draughtsman: Forain, Jean Louis




History note: With Beaux Art Gallery, 7, Bruton Place, London, 1948; bt. A.S.F. Gow (£31.10.0d)

Measurements and weight

Height: 468 mm
Width: 380 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1978-02-09) by Gow, A. S. F.

School or Style


Materials used in production

Grey wash
Black chalk
Chinese ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Recto: grey wash and Chinese ink verso: two figures: grey wash; crucifixion: black chalk

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: forain
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: The concierge has called in the sergent-de-Ville who orders the lodger to be removed to St. Lazare the prison and hospital for women
  • Location: Verso

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.39-1978
Primary reference Number: 6378
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 16 July 2021 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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