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The Bridge / Great Claus is Drowned: P.905-1974

Object information

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The Bridge / Great Claus is Drowned
Little Claus and Big Claus
Four Tales from Hans Andersen


Printmaker: Raverat, Gwendolen



Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1935


Illustration to Four Tales from Hans Andersen, 1935

Second state, unfinished proof

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Image Height 119 mm Width 78 mm
Sheet Height 142 mm Width 86 mm

Techniques used in production

Wood engraving

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: underlined

  • Text: Great Claus is drowned
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Title
  • Text: This is an unfinished proof ; but if / you should want it, I can let you have / a finished proof at once.
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: GR
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Signature

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.905-1974
Primary reference Number: 7916
Selborne/Newman: 373 II
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 11 January 2023 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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