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The head of a tiger: PD.184-1961

Object information

Awaiting location update


The head of a tiger
Rough sketch for the same head


Draughtsman: Swan, John Macallan



Legal notes

Bequeathed 1960

Measurements and weight

Height: 114 mm
Width: 182 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1887

School or Style


Materials used in production

Coloured chalks
Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of tissue paper ( Japanese)

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Recto: coloured chalks verso: black chalk on Japanese tissue paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 1887
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Date

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.184-1961
Primary reference Number: 13777
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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