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Study for the Polish Tavern: PD.11-1969

Object information

Awaiting location update

Titles

Study for the Polish Tavern

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Bevan, Robert Polhill

Entities

Categories

Notes

History note: The Artist's Estate, Robert Polhill Bevan; R.A Bevan; d'Offay Couper Gallery

Legal notes

From the Fairhaven Fund.

Measurements and weight

Height: 294 mm
Width: 420 mm

Relative size of this object

42 m29.4 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1969) by D' Offay Couper Gallery

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Black chalk on paper

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: monogram

  • Text: RPB
  • Location: Bottom right
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 9 June (?) (possibly 9 heures not June as according to Mr. R. Thompson (Dept. of History of Art, Oxford), 12 February 75, Bevan was in the habit of so inscribing his pictures with the time of day)
  • Location: Bottom left
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.11-1969
Primary reference Number: 8841
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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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Study for the Polish Tavern" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/8841 Accessed: 2022-12-06 22:10:29

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