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Head of a gipsy

  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Title (object)

    • Head of a gipsy
  • Description

    Head and shoulders of child with unkempt hair, turned and looking left. c.1927 Etching in brown

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1927
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 342 millimetres
    • Width: 285 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Signed and dated on plate. Signed in pencil.
  • Location

    Not on display (East European XXc Unmounted Roy)

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number


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Object reference number: PPA12587

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