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Study of a woman, reclining: 2094

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Current Location: In storage


Study of a woman, reclining


Draughtsman: Lancret, Nicolas




History note: From the collection of Charles Ricketts, R.A. (1866-1931) and Charles Shannon, R.A. (1863-1937); on loan to the Museum from 1933-37

Legal notes

The Ricketts and Shannon Collection. Bequeathed by Charles Shannon, 1937

Measurements and weight

Height: 132 mm
Width: 112 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1937) by Shannon, Charles Haslewood

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Materials used in production

Red chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( white, pasted down)

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Sanguine on white paper, pasted down on card

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Watteau
  • Location: On the back of the card
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: A. Watteau
  • Location: On the mount
  • Method of creation: Red ink
  • Text: 16 (formerly pasted on to the glass of the frame, is now pasted on the back of the frame; this number probably refers to a number in an unidentified exhibition)
  • Location: Frame, verso
  • Method of creation: Label, printed

Identification numbers

Accession number: 2094
Primary reference Number: 6491
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 7 June 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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