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Dance of the Hours


Robinson, Frederick Cayley (Draughtsman)


Illustration for Maeterlinck's "The Blue Bird" (pl. facing p. 20)


History note: Messrs. Ernest Brown & Philips , given to sale, Christie's, 6-29 April 1916 lot 312 in aid of British Red Cross; bought Sampson (£4.4.0d)

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1939) by Rotch, Claude Dickason

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Materials used in production

Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of card ( grey) Card Height 404 mm Width 328 mm

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Watercolour, graphite, black chalk and bodycolour on blue illustrators' card

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: CAYLEY-ROBINSON.1911
  • Location: Lower left
  • Type: Signature

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 2357
Primary reference Number: 9282
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 25 November 2021 Last processed: Thursday 25 November 2021

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

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