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Head of a young boy: 1047

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Current Location: In storage


Head of a young boy


Draughtsman: Creti, Donato




History note: John, Lord Northwick; Captain E. Spencer-Churchill; his sale, Sotheby's, 1 November 1920, lot 57; Thomas Girtin

Measurements and weight

Height: 246 mm
Width: 193 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1921) by Girtin, Thomas

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Materials used in production

Black chalk
Red chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( grey)

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Red and black chalk heightened with white on grey paper

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 1047
Primary reference Number: 7291
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 16 July 2021 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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