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Portrait of Charles Ricketts, 1896: 2095

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Titles

Portrait of Charles Ricketts, 1896

Maker(s)

Legros, Alphonse (Draughtsman)

Notes

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

Measurements and weight

Height: 276 mm
Width: 219 mm

Relative size of this object

21.9 m27.6 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1937-03) by Shannon, Charles Haslewood

Dating

Production date: AD 1896

School or Style

French

Materials used in production

Ground (material)

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Silverpoint on pink prepared ground, on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: A. Legros
  • Location: Top left corner
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1896
  • Location: Top left corner
  • Type: Date

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 2095
Primary reference Number: 6512
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Audit data

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

Associated departments & institutions

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

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