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"Charity": 2146

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Titles

"Charity"

Maker(s)

Rodin, Auguste (Draughtsman)

Notes

History note: From the collection of Charles Ricketts, R.A. (1866-1931) and Charles Shannon, R.A. (1863-1937); on loan to the Museum January 1933 to March 1937

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1937-03) by Shannon, Charles Haslewood

School or Style

French

Materials used in production

Bodycolour

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( buff) Paper Height 120 mm Width 111 mm

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Pen and bodycolour on buff paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: A Rodin
  • Location: Lower right corner
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Rodin / The Property of / C. Ricketts / Lansdowne House / Lansdowne Rd. / Holland Park
  • Location: Frame, verso
  • Method of creation: Ink

Inscription present: in a circle

  • Text: 70
  • Location: Frame, verso
  • Method of creation: White chalk
  • Text: Shannon
  • Location: Frame, verso
  • Method of creation: Black wash
  • Text: 55
  • Location: Frame, verso
  • Method of creation: Black wash
  • Text: case 7
  • Location: Frame, verso
  • Method of creation: White chalk

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 2146
Primary reference Number: 6746
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 16 July 2021 Last processed: Friday 16 July 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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