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The Peacock's Complaint: 1606 f.17

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Object information

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Titles

The Peacock's Complaint
The Two Jars; The Two Crabs

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Crane, Walter

Entities

Categories

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1931-12) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Black ink
Watercolour

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Page Size Height 179 mm Width 181 mm

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Pen and black ink and watercolour on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: full colours
  • Location: Top
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: 33
  • Location: Upper right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: :THE.PEACOCK'S.COMPLAINT:
  • Method of creation: Black ink and orange watercolour

Inscription present: monogram; the letter 'C' contains a profile view of a stylized bird, with a letter 'v' either side of its legs

  • Text: C v v
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 18028
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: 34
  • Location: Verso, upper left
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: 3 colours / blue key
  • Location: Verso, top
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: :THE.TWO.JARS:
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Black ink with orange watercolour
  • Text: :THE.TWO.CRABS:
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Black ink with orange watercolour

Inscription present: monogram; a letter 'C' contains a profile view of a stylized bird with a letter 'v' either side of its legs

  • Text: C v v
  • Location: Verso, bottom centre
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 18029
  • Location: Verso, bottom right
  • Method of creation: Graphite

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 1606 f.17
Primary reference Number: 10105
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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