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Dancer: PD.58-1978

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Dancer

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Matisse, Henri

Entities

Categories

Notes

History note: With the Leicester Galleries, Leicester Sq., London, 1943; bt. A.S.F Gow (£44.2.0d)

Measurements and weight

Height: 429 mm
Width: 285 mm

Relative size of this object

28.5 m42.9 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1978-02-08) by Gow, A. S. F.

Dating

Production date: AD 1929

School or Style

French

Materials used in production

Graphite

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Graphite on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Henri Matisse
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1929 H.M.
  • Location: Lower left
  • Type: Date

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.58-1978
Primary reference Number: 6581
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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

Citation for print

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