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Study of a shepherd leaning on his staff: 2678a.1

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Study of a shepherd leaning on his staff


Draughtsman: Unknown




Most likely leaves torn from the same sketch book or fragments cut out from that sketchbook.


History note: Brangwyn, Frank

Measurements and weight

Height: 94 mm
Width: 36 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1943) by Brangwyn, Frank


Cotman family - perhaps by John Sell Cotman

School or Style


Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( buff)

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Graphite on buff paper

Identification numbers

Accession number: 2678a.1
Primary reference Number: 14850
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Sunday 3 March 2024 Last processed: Sunday 3 March 2024

Associated departments & institutions

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

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