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Sir Edward Poynter: P.84-1937

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Current Location: In storage


Sir Edward Poynter


Printmaker: Legros, Alphonse




Edward Poynter, painter and President of the Royal Academy


History note: From the collection of Charles Ricketts A.R.A (1866-1931) and Charles Shannon R.A (1863-1937)

Legal notes

The Ricketts and Shannon Collection. Bequeathed by Charles Shannon, 1937

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1937) by Shannon, Charles Haslewood


Production date: before AD 1877


The date of execution is unknown, but must be before 1877, as it is mentioned in the Poulet-Malassis/Thibaudeau catalogue.

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Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Plate Height 257 mm Width 172 mm
Sheet Height 365 mm Width 265 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: A Legros
  • Location: Plate lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.84-1937
Primary reference Number: 81199
Poulet-Malassis/Thibaudeau: 42
Dodgson (Legros): 42
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 2 March 2023 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

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

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