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Study of a woman's head: 3179

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Object information

Titles

Study of a woman's head

Maker(s)

Attributed to Wit, Jacob de (Draughtsman)

Measurements and weight

Height: 274 mm
Width: 224 mm

Relative size of this object

22.4 m27.4 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1862) by VanSittart, Augustus Arthur

School or Style

Dutch

Materials used in production

Whitening
Black chalk

Components of the work

Support: composed of paper ( blue)

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Black chalk, heightened with white on blue paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: J de Witt
  • Location: On the mount
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: 1729
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: JdeWitt / p. 33
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: 3179
Primary reference Number: 5651
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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/5651 Accessed: 2021-12-09 13:03:28

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