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Portrait of Mrs Derwent Lees: PD.170-1961

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Object information

Titles

Portrait of Mrs Derwent Lees

Maker(s)

John, Augustus Edwin (Draughtsman)

Notes

History note: Bougt from the artist?

Legal notes

Bequeathed 1960

Measurements and weight

Height: 276 mm
Width: 255 mm

Relative size of this object

25.5 m27.6 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1961) by Clarke, Louis Colville Gray

Dating

Production date: ? AD/CE 1910 : see 'notes'

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Graphite

Components of the work

Support: composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Graphite on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: John
  • Location: Lower left
  • Signature
  • Text: (British Council and R.A. Exhibitions)
  • Location: Old frame, verso
  • Method of creation: Label

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.170-1961
Primary reference Number: 11646
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 31 March 2021 Last processed: Wednesday 16 June 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Drawing" Web page available at: https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/11646 Accessed: 2021-12-08 00:41:33

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