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A Frugal Repast 'Family eating': 2098

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

A Frugal Repast 'Family eating'

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Legros, Alphonse

Entities

Categories

Notes

History note: Christie's Sale, May 27th 1907 71413F; Charles Ricketts, R.A. (1866-1931) and Charles Shannon, R.A. (1863-1937)

Legal notes

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

Measurements and weight

Height: 358 mm
Width: 495 mm

Relative size of this object

49.5 m35.8 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

School or Style

French

Materials used in production

Sepia wash
Whitening

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Pen and sepia wash, heightened with white on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: A Legros
  • Location: Bottom right
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1887
  • Location: Bottom right
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Type: Date
  • Text: 71413F (Christie's mark)
  • Location: Old mount, verso
  • Method of creation: Stencil
  • Text: 35 (Christie's mark)
  • Location: Old mount, verso
  • Method of creation: Chalk
  • Text: May 27th 1907 (Christie's mark)
  • Location: Old mount, verso
  • Method of creation: Chalk
  • Text: A. Legros 1887 (Christie's mark)
  • Location: Old mount, verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: 2098
Primary reference Number: 6517
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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