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An owl: PD.24-2005

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

An owl

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Gaudier-Brzeska, Henri

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Legal notes

Bequeathed by Henry Scipio Reitlinger, 1950, transferred from the Reitlinger Trust, 1991.

Measurements and weight

Height: 254 mm
Width: 194 mm

Relative size of this object

19.4 m25.4 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1991) by Reitlinger, Henry Scipio

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Graphite

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Graphite on paper, upper right corner made up, attached to brown paper mount

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Make up corner mount & frame
  • Location: Mount, below drawing
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.24-2005
Primary reference Number: 81801
Temporary Reitlinger Number: R.D.61
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 24 May 2022 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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