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Study of a beech tree: PD.63-2015

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Study of a beech tree


Cameron, David Young (Draughtsman)


History note: Gilbert Davis (1899-1983) (Lugt 757a); Sotheby's 9/3/1960 ('The property of a gentleman'), lot 16; bt. Fine Art Society, London; bt. Batchelor April 1960.

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Sir Ivor and Lady Batchelor Bequest

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Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (2015) by Batchelor, Ivor, Sir and Lady

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Support: composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Graphite on buff paper

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  • Text: Study for a Beech Tree/ DY Cameron
  • Location: Sheet lower
  • Title

Inscription present: Lugt 757a

  • Location: Sheet lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Stamp

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.63-2015
Primary reference Number: 210155
Lugt: 757a
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Created: Friday 25 November 2016 Updated: Friday 8 October 2021 Last processed: Friday 8 October 2021

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

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