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Eagle on a perch: PD.26-1968

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Current Location: In storage


Eagle on a perch


Draughtsman: Gaudier-Brzeska, Henri



Measurements and weight

Height: 386 mm
Width: 252 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1968) by Adkin, M.B.C.


1912-06 - 1912-12

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Materials used in production

Blue-black ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen and blue-black writing ink on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: HGB (or "10GB") (Mr Ede identifies this as the hand of Miss Brzeska)
  • Location: Lower right
  • Text: (printed by the Beaux Arts Gallery, carries the name of the artist and the title:) Eagle on perch
  • Location: On the back of the mount
  • Method of creation: Printed

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.26-1968
Primary reference Number: 6395
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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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