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Birth of Venus: PD.86-1974

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Birth of Venus


Draughtsman: Maillol, Aristide




History note: Bt. from the artist at Marly le Roi, 1924

Measurements and weight

Height: 289 mm
Width: 195 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1974) by Baynes, Keith

School or Style


Materials used in production

Conté crayon (TM)

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Blue Conté crayon on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Place de Mascara
  • Location: Upper right
  • Method of creation: Stamp
  • Text: 11 G
  • Location: Upper right
  • Method of creation: Brown ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.86-1974
Primary reference Number: 6557
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 24 May 2022 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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