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Piers Ploughman: P.2004-R

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Piers Ploughman


Printmaker: Sleigh, Bernard



Legal notes

Given by the daughters of W.C. Alexander, November 1925

Measurements and weight

Height: 203 mm
Width: 379 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1925-11) by Alexander, the Misses


Production date: AD 1904


Impression from "The Artist Engraver", October 1904.

School or Style


People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Brown ink
Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Chiaroscuro wood engraving

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: BERNARD SLEIGH 1904 / DES & ENG
  • Location: Image lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.2004-R
Primary reference Number: 9204
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 2 March 2023 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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