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Two girls reading: P.228-1957

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Object information

Titles

Two girls reading
Marie and Alice Montagu

Maker(s)

Helleu, Paul-César (Printmaker)

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1957-04) by Clarke, Louis Colville Gray

Dating

Production date: circa AD 1895

School or Style

French

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper Plate Height 227 mm Width 454 mm
Sheet Height 309 mm Width 529 mm

Techniques used in production

Drypoint

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Helleu
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 7
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Number
  • Text: Marie et Alice Montegut [sic]
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Title

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.228-1957
Primary reference Number: 81179
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Two girls reading" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/81179 Accessed: 2022-06-30 00:03:59

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