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Head of a girl: PD.172-1961

Object information

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Head of a girl


Draughtsman: Unknown



Legal notes

Bequeathed 1960, received 1961

Measurements and weight

Height: 382 mm
Width: 279 mm

Relative size of this object

27.9 m38.2 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1961) by Clarke, Louis Colville Gray


Formerly attributed to David Jones (b. 1895)

School or Style


Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Graphite on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Jones
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Chenil Galleries, Chelsea
  • Location: Old frame, verso
  • Method of creation: Label

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.172-1961
Primary reference Number: 8402
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Saturday 19 December 2020 Last processed: Monday 15 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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