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Man with a flail: 2123b

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Man with a flail


Draughtsman: Millet, Jean François




History note: Millet's studio, sale Paris, 10-11 May 1875 (stamped JFM (Lugt 1460)); J. Staats Forbes; C.S. Ricketts and C.H. Shannon collection

Legal notes

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

Measurements and weight

Height: 128 mm
Width: 72 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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


One of six studies (mounted separately)

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Black chalk on paper (incised and verso blackened for transfer)

Identification numbers

Accession number: 2123b
Primary reference Number: 6592
Lugt: 1460
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 7 June 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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