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A child writing: PD.70-2015

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A child writing
Portrait of Margaret Clausen


Clausen, George (Draughtsman)


History note: Sotheby's 19/12/1962 ('Various properties'), lot 352 part; bt. Batchelor (under a pseudonym).

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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) : Watercolour and bodycolour

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  • Location: Sheet lower
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: A child writing, George Clausen RA
  • Location: Verso
  • Type: Inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.70-2015
Primary reference Number: 210187
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Created: Saturday 26 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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