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The Wild Swans II / The Wild Swans Fly Away: P.607-1974

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The Wild Swans II / The Wild Swans Fly Away


Printmaker: Raverat, Gwendolen



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1974-12) by Gurney, Sophie and Hambro, Elisabeth


Production date: AD 1927


Third state. It was one of eleven cuts made for Hans Andersen, "The Wild Swans" (unpublished, but reproduced in London Mercury XXIII (138) and XXIV (139), 1931.

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Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Sheet Height 117 mm Width 142 mm
Image Height 77 mm Width 102 mm

Techniques used in production

Wood engraving

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.607-1974
Primary reference Number: 7435
Selborne/Newman: 138 III
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 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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