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Three studies for the head of a child, asleep: 2032J

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Titles

Three studies for the head of a child, asleep
A study of a child's head

Maker(s)

Delacroix, Eugène (Draughtsman)

Notes

History note: From the collection of Eugène Delacroix (Lugt 838), his sale, 17-29 February 1864; Charles Ricketts, R.A. (1866-1931) and Charles Shannon, R.A. (1863-1937) (Lugt II, 506a); on loan to the Museum from January 1933 -1937

Measurements and weight

Height: 165 mm
Width: 240 mm

Relative size of this object

24 m16.5 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1937-03) by Shannon, Charles Haslewood

Note

Top right further faint study of a child's head.

School or Style

French

Materials used in production

Graphite

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Graphite on paper

Identification numbers

Accession number: 2032J
Primary reference Number: 6316
Lugt: 838
Lugt: 506a
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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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