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An officer on horseback: PD.22-1986

Object information

Current Location: In storage


An officer on horseback


Draughtsman: Guys, Constantin




History note: With the Redfern Gallery, 1945; with Nicholson and Venn, St. Jame's, 1946, from whom bought by the donor

Legal notes

Through the Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Measurements and weight

Height: 114 mm
Width: 98 mm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1986) by Powell, C. N. Peter

School or Style


Materials used in production

Brown ink
Grey-brown wash

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen and brown ink, grey-brown wash over graphite, on paper

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.22-1986
Primary reference Number: 6443
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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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