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Death and the lovers: 2121

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Death and the lovers


Draughtsman: Millais, John Everett




History note: Ricketts and Shannon Collection

Legal notes

The Ricketts and Shannon Collection. Bequeathed by Charles Shannon, 1937

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1937) by Shannon, Charles Haslewood


Circa 1850 - 1851

School or Style


Materials used in production

Brown ink
Brown wash

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Drawn Area Height 161 mm
Sheet Size Height 178 mm Width 210 mm

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Pen, brown ink, brown wash, over graphite, on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: J.E. Millais
  • Location: Bottom right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: F.A. Fine Art? Society / to be kept
  • Location: On old mount, below image

Identification numbers

Accession number: 2121
Primary reference Number: 12094
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 7 June 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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