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Study for the portrait of Miss Cicely Alexander: PD.1-2017

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 14 (Shiba)

Titles

Study for the portrait of Miss Cicely Alexander

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Whistler, James Abbott McNeill

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Description

Pastel on buff paper

Notes

History note: W.C. Alexander (1840-1916); Thence by Descent

Legal notes

Accepted in lieu of inheritance tax by H.M. Government and allocated to the Fitzwilliam Museum

Measurements and weight

Height: 140 mm
Width: 70 mm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Allocated by H.M. Government

Materials used in production

Paper
Pastel

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.1-2017
Primary reference Number: 222722
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 14 October 2017 Updated: Tuesday 15 January 2019 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Study for the portrait of Miss Cicely Alexander" Web page available at: https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/222722 Accessed: 2022-10-07 12:59:56

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