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Two actors: PD.109-1961

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Current Location: In storage


Two actors


Draughtsman: Watteau, Jean Antoine




History note: Miss James; her sale, Christie's, 22-23 June 1891, lot 357; Earl of Nortmanton; with Agnews, 1917; bt. 26 April 1917, with PD.108-1961, by Louis C.G. Clarke

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Bequeathed 1960, received 1961

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

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Materials used in production

Red chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Paper Height 158 mm Width 106 mm

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Red chalk on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Monsieur / Je Vous Envoy le petit tableau je souhait / qui'il puisse Vous plaire et le que Vous (word crossed out) / Soyez content AUtant comme je suis
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: MS

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Accession number: PD.109-1961
Primary reference Number: 6835
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 24 May 2022 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

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

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