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Head and shoulders of a boy: 3333

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Head and shoulders of a boy


Draughtsman: Unknown




History note: Sir Peter Lely; Nathaniel Hone (1718-1784); A.A. VanSittart (1824-1882)

Measurements and weight

Height: 149 mm
Width: 113 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1862) by VanSittart, Augustus Arthur

School or Style


Materials used in production

Red chalk

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Red chalk on paper laid down on mount

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 2098
  • Location: Upper centre
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: (collector's mark)
  • Location: Lower centre

Identification numbers

Accession number: 3333
Primary reference Number: 8377
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 23 March 2023 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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