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Mother and child in a kitchen: PD.25-1958

An image of Drawing

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Mother and child in a kitchen


Schenau, Johann Eleazar (Draughtsman)

Measurements and weight

Height: 97 mm
Width: 80 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1958-01-16) by Knowles, Guy John Fenton


Strongly influenced by the contemporary French genre-scenes, those by Chardin in particular; formerly assigned to J.E. Zeissig

School or Style

German School

Materials used in production

Dark grey wash

Components of the work

Support: composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Pen and ink : Pen and ink, with dark grey wash, on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Eleazar Schenau
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Pen and ink
  • Text: XVIIIième S. Ecole Française / Eleazare Schenau
  • Location: Verso of mount
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.25-1958
Primary reference Number: 5979
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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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