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Psyche: PD.150-2015

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Ricketts, Charles de Sousy (Draughtsman)


History note: Christie's 15/7/1958 ('Property of a Lady'), lot 149 (part); bt. Colnaghi on Batchelor's commission.

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Sir Ivor and Lady Batchelor Bequest

Acquisition and important dates

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

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Components of the work

Support: composed of paper Sheet: Height 218 mm Width 213 mm

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Graphite

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  • Initials

Inscription present: Inscription

  • Text: Psyche in heaven
  • Title
  • Text: Graphite, centre "wh[?]1624x14314"/"R.4197"
  • Location: Old mountboard (verso)

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.150-2015
Primary reference Number: 215684
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Created: Tuesday 28 March 2017 Updated: Friday 8 October 2021 Last processed: Friday 8 October 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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