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Rome from the Villa Mellini: 1503

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Current Location: In storage


Rome from the Villa Mellini


Draughtsman: Cozens, John Robert




History note: H.J. Tomkins ("Palser") (1922-3 and "for a good many years" - Girtin, Letter); P.M. Turner (by 1927), from whom bt. in 1928

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From the Spencer George Perceval Fund.

Measurements and weight

Height: 438 mm
Width: 596 mm

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1928) by Turner, Percy Moore

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Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: John Cozens
  • Location: Mount

Identification numbers

Accession number: 1503
Primary reference Number: 10072
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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