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Lady at Piano viewed through window: PD.432-1975

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Lady at Piano viewed through window


Draughtsman: Raverat, Gwendolen



Measurements and weight

Height: 190 mm
Width: 145 mm

Relative size of this object

14.5 m19 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1975) by Gurney, Sophie and Hambro, Elisabeth


Concerned with the illustrations for 'PERIOD PIECE' by Gwen Raverat

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black ink

Components of the work

Support composed of tracing paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen and black ink on tracing paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Ladies / music hath charms
  • Location: Upper left
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: Ch V p 10
  • Location: Upper centre
  • Method of creation: Red chalk
  • Text: 16
  • Location: Upper right
  • Method of creation: Blue chalk
  • Text: (instructions and measurements for printing)
  • Location: Lower left hand margin
  • Method of creation: Graphite and blue chalk
  • Text: 8693
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.432-1975
Primary reference Number: 12692
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Audit data

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

Associated departments & institutions

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

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