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A shepherdess: PD.89-1961

Object information

Current Location: In storage


A shepherdess


Draughtsman: Millet, Jean François




History note: J. Staats Forbes; Miss Colthurst; Mrs. L.M. Bruce, Sale Sotheby's, lot 6, 10 June 1942, bt. Agnew (£7.10.) for Dr Clarke

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1961) by Clarke, Louis Colville Gray

School or Style


Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( brownish, partly discoloured)
Sheet Size Height 253 mm Width 190 mm

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Charcoal (black chalk?) on brownish paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: J.F.M. (L.1460)
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Stamp
  • Text: Staats Forbes Exhibition
  • Location: Frame, verso
  • Method of creation: Label
  • Text: Arts Council Exhibition
  • Location: Frame, verso
  • Method of creation: Label
  • Text: Leicester Galleries
  • Location: Frame, verso
  • Method of creation: Label

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.89-1961
Primary reference Number: 6611
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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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