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Head of a Woman: 1193a

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Current Location: In storage


Head of a Woman


Draughtsman: Piazzetta, Giovanni Battista



Legal notes

In accordance with the wishes of the late W. Barclay Squire, M.A. by his sister and executrix, Mrs Fuller Maitland

Measurements and weight

Height: 372 mm
Width: 302 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1927) by Fuller Maitland, Mrs

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Materials used in production

White chalk
Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( blue (faded))

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Black and white chalks on faded blue paper

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 1193a
Primary reference Number: 7700
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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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