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Portrait of Hector Berlioz: PD.45-1959

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Portrait of Hector Berlioz

Maker(s)

Legros, Alphonse (Draughtsman)

Notes

History note: From the collection of Charles Julius Knowles, father of the last owner

Measurements and weight

Height: 318 mm
Width: 216 mm

Relative size of this object

21.6 m31.8 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1959-05) by Knowles, Guy John Fenton

School or Style

French

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( pink, prepared)

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Gold point on pink prepared paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: A. Legros
  • Location: Top right-hand corner
  • Type: Signature

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.45-1959
Primary reference Number: 6534
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 24 May 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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