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A study of a lady's head and two studies of a hand holding a pair of glasses: 2118

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Object information

Titles

A study of a lady's head and two studies of a hand holding a pair of glasses

Maker(s)

Menzel, Adolph Friedrich Erdmann von (Draughtsman)

Notes

History note: Charles Ricketts and Charles Shannon; on loan to the Fitzwilliam Museum 1933-37

Measurements and weight

Height: 134 mm
Width: 120 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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

School or Style

German

Materials used in production

Graphite

Components of the work

Support: composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Graphite (or black chalk?) on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: A.M.
  • Location: Lower right
  • Signature
  • Text: 371/2
  • Method of creation: Chalk

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 2118
Primary reference Number: 5971
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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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Drawing" Web page available at: http://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/5971 Accessed: 2021-09-17 06:39:12

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