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A woman talking to a policeman, a raggamuffin and a series of heads: PD.149-1991

Object information


A woman talking to a policeman, a raggamuffin and a series of heads


Vierge, Daniel (Draughtsman)

Measurements and weight

Height: 147 mm
Width: 170 mm

Relative size of this object

17 m14.7 m What does this represent?

Relative size of this object is displayed using code inspired by Good Form and Spectacle's work on the British Museum's Waddeson Bequest website and their dimension drawer. They chose a tennis ball to represent a universally sized object, from which you could envisage the size of an object.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1991) by Reitlinger, Henry Scipio

School or Style


Materials used in production

Grey wash
Black ink
White bodycolour

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen and black ink, graphite, grey wash heightened with white on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Daniel Vierge
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Signature

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.149-1991
Primary reference Number: 93748
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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