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A Chinese actor as a military hero: PD.39-1954

Object information

Awaiting location update

Titles

A Chinese actor as a military hero

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Alexander, William

Entities

Categories

Notes

History note: With Messrs. Colnaghi

Legal notes

From the Biffen Fund.

Measurements and weight

Height: 200 mm
Width: 143 mm

Relative size of this object

14.3 m20 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1954) by P. and D. Colnaghi and Co. Ltd

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Watercolour
Graphite

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Graphite and watercolour on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 45
  • Location: Top, centre

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.39-1954
Primary reference Number: 8462
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 11 January 2023 Last processed: Wednesday 11 January 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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