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Study of a draped cello player, for 'The Quartet; A Painter's Tribute to the Art of Music, AD 1868': PD.15-2003

Object information

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Titles

Study of a draped cello player, for 'The Quartet; A Painter's Tribute to the Art of Music, AD 1868'

Maker(s)

Moore, Albert Joseph

Entities

Categories

Notes

History note: Henry Moore (1831 - 1895), by descent.

Measurements and weight

Height: 327 mm
Width: 239 mm

Relative size of this object

23.9 m32.7 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (2003) by Ruhlman, Elizabeth, Mrs

Note

The painting 'The Quartette: A Painter's Tribute to the Art of Music, AD 1868' was exhibited at the RA 1869.

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

White chalk
Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of brown paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Black and white chalk on brown paper

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.15-2003
Primary reference Number: 93582
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 16 March 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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