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The Marne, near Paris: 2660A

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The Marne, near Paris


Draughtsman: Brabazon, Hercules




History note: Brangwyn, Frank

Measurements and weight

Height: 177 mm
Width: 246 mm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1943) by Brangwyn, Frank

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Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Charcoal and watercolour on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: H.B.B.
  • Location: Bottom right
  • Method of creation: Red crayon
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Lent by M.B. Walker, Wolverhampton
  • Location: Verso

Inscription present: '38' in a circle

  • Text: On the Marne / Nr. Paris 38
  • Location: Verso

Identification numbers

Accession number: 2660A
Primary reference Number: 9025
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 11 January 2023 Last processed: Wednesday 11 January 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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