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Cow being milked: 698(1)

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Cow being milked


Draughtsman: Cox, David, the elder




One of eight studies of men and animals

Measurements and weight

Height: 79 mm
Width: 108 mm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1909) by Walker, Augustus

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Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Graphite and watercolour on paper

Identification numbers

Accession number: 698(1)
Primary reference Number: 9894
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 12 April 2022 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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