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"Death, The Wooer", c. 1895: 2097

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

"Death, The Wooer", c. 1895

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Legros, Alphonse

Entities

Categories

Notes

History note: From the collection of J. Staats Forbes (1823-1904); Frank Edward Bliss Esq. (1847- ?); bt. from them by Charles Ricketts; Charles Ricketts, R.A. (1866-1931) and Charles Shannon, R.A. (1863-1937); on loan to the Museum from January 1933 to March 1937

Legal notes

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

Measurements and weight

Height: 248 mm
Width: 203 mm

Relative size of this object

20.3 m24.8 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Production date: circa AD 1895

School or Style

French

Materials used in production

Graphite
Sepia

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Graphite, brush and sepia, on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Charles Ricketts Esq. A.R.A. / "Death, The Wooer" by Alphonse Legros / The Grosvenor Galleries / (P. & D. Colnaghi & Co. Ltd) 51 - A New Bond Street / London W.1.
  • Location: Frame, verso
  • Method of creation: Label
  • Text: From the Collection of / Frank E. Bliss / Artist: "Alphonse Legros / Subject: Death, THE WOOER" or / "La Mort qui fait La Cour / Original sepia Drawing. /"
  • Location: Frame, verso
  • Method of creation: Label

Identification numbers

Accession number: 2097
Primary reference Number: 6516
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 7 June 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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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2023) ""Death, The Wooer", c. 1895" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/6516 Accessed: 2023-01-26 22:54:23

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