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Drapery study for The Duchesse de Morbilli: PD.28-1978

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Current Location: In storage

Titles

Drapery study for The Duchesse de Morbilli

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Degas, Edgar

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Notes

History note: Henri Fèvre - his sale at M. Drouot, 22 June 1925, lot 23; Oliver Seim - No. 34 (?), his son to Lefevre; with the Lefevre Gallery, 30 Bruton St. London, 1961; bt. A.S.F. Gow (£350.0.0d)

Measurements and weight

Height: 312 mm
Width: 226 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1978-02-08) by Gow, A. S. F.

School or Style

French

Materials used in production

Graphite
Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( laid down)

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Graphite and black chalk, on paper, laid down

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Degas No. 34 22/30 1/2. Etude pour un portrait de la duchesse Morbille No. 23 vente.
  • Location: Verso
  • Text: Jeny (?) a voir
  • Location: Verso, lower right
  • Text: Degas
  • Location: Verso, upper right

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.28-1978
Primary reference Number: 6285
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 24 May 2022 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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