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Portrait of Charles Shannon, 1897: 2096

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Portrait of Charles Shannon, 1897

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Legros, Alphonse

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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 1937

Legal notes

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

Measurements and weight

Height: 314 mm
Width: 229 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Production date: AD 1897

School or Style

French

Materials used in production

Graphite

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Graphite on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: A. Legros
  • Location: Top right corner
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1897
  • Location: Top right corner
  • Type: Date

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 2096
Primary reference Number: 6515
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 7 December 2023 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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