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"Wedded": 1727e

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Draughtsman: Du Maurier, George Louis Palmella Busson



Measurements and weight

Height: 267 mm
Width: 361 mm

Relative size of this object

36.1 m26.7 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1934) by Maurier, George Du, trustees for the estate of


Production date: AD 1888-02


An illustration for the 'Mystery of Mirbridge', partXXIV, ch. XLVI in "The Graphic", 1888.

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Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support composed of card

Techniques used in production

Pen and ink : Graphite, pen and ink with wash on card, some scraping out

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: du Maurier
  • Location: Lower left
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: make those lines on show very light
  • Location: Upper left
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: Mystery of Mirbridge / "Graphic" / Part XXIV ch. XLVI / "Wedded" / or else: "He came, indeed, to the modest feast at / the court, but not till after the happy couple has been whisked away by their four ho(?)ers over / the snow" / du Maurier / Feb. 88 / 35 Sussex Gardens
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: (instructions to printer)
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: 1727e
Primary reference Number: 10411
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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

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