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Head of a young woman: 2081

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Object information

Titles

Head of a young woman

Maker(s)

Copy after Jordaens, Jacob (Draughtsman)

Notes

History note: From the collection of the Earl of Warwick (1818-1893) (Lugt 2600); Warwick Sale, Christie's, 20 May, 1896, lot 192, together with 'The Head of a weeping woman' by J. Jordaens also in the Fitzwilliam, inv. no. 2080, bt. Gellatly (?) (or Hone-Murray?) for 10/-; Charles Ricketts, A.R.A.(1866-1931) and Charles Shannon, R.A. (1863-1937); on loan to the Museum since January 1933

Measurements and weight

Height: 265 mm
Width: 209 mm

Relative size of this object

20.9 m26.5 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1937-03) by Shannon, Charles Haslewood

School or Style

Flemish

Materials used in production

Whitening
Black chalk
Red chalk

Components of the work

Support: composed of paper ( faded green-grey)

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Black and red chalk, heightened with white on faded green-grey paper

Identification numbers

Accession number: 2081
Primary reference Number: 4755
Lugt: 2600
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 16 July 2021 Last processed: Friday 16 July 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Drawing" Web page available at: https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/4755 Accessed: 2021-11-29 17:45:48

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