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A chameleon: PD.168-2015

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A chameleon


Attributed Sowerby, James (Draughtsman)


History note: Spink & Son; bt. Batchelor May 1977.

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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 215 mm Width 280 mm

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Graphite and watercolour

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Inscription present: Inscription

  • Text: Recto: Graphite, lower right "(9) Sowerby" Verso: Graphite, upper centre "Reserved for Stan Robinson until Christmas."/"Quoted £50 ex mount + frame 5/11/76"/"K3/5906"
  • Location: Old mountboard

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.168-2015
Primary reference Number: 215701
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Created: Thursday 6 April 2017 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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