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A Wild Party (or, A Feast in the Forties): PD.2-1996

Object information

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A Wild Party (or, A Feast in the Forties)


Draughtsman: Brangwyn, Frank




History note: Count William de Belleroche; Christie's 18 July 1961 (First part), lot 44; Fine Arts Society, from whom bought, 1961

Measurements and weight

Height: 398 mm
Width: 266 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1996) by Batchelor, Ivor, Sir and Lady

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black ink wash
Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen, black chalk and black ink wash on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: FB
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: A feast in the forties
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: a good time (crossed out, and various illegible words)
  • Location: Top margin
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.2-1996
Primary reference Number: 9090
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 31 March 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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