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Study for the Sleeping Princess, Act V: PD.27-1999

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Titles

Study for the Sleeping Princess, Act V

Maker(s)

Bakst, Léon (Draughtsman)

Measurements and weight

Height: 294 mm
Width: 172 mm

Relative size of this object

17.2 m29.4 m What does this represent?

Relative size of this object is displayed using code inspired by Good Form and Spectacle's work on the British Museum's Waddeson Bequest website and their dimension drawer. They chose a tennis ball to represent a universally sized object, from which you could envisage the size of an object.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1999) by Sewell, Phyllida

School or Style

French

Materials used in production

Paint
Watercolour
Graphite

Components of the work

Support: composed of paper ( laid down)

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour, graphite and gold paint on paper, laid down

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: bakst
  • Location: Lower right
  • Signature
  • Text: 1921
  • Location: Lower right
  • Date
  • Text: Sleeping Princess / V acte.
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: 188(encircled) / R (encircled), (red chalk): Bakst
  • Location: Verso, frame
  • Method of creation: Blue and red chalk
  • Text: Bought by Margret and / Phillada Sewell at / Bakst Exhibition in / Paris 1928
  • Location: Verso, frame
  • Method of creation: Label, ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.27-1999
Primary reference Number: 6072
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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/6072 Accessed: 2021-12-07 09:49:53

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