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Venus in her chariot, (study): 2030b

Object information


Venus in her chariot, (study)


Crane, Walter (Draughtsman)


History note: Ricketts and Shannon

Measurements and weight

Height: 88 mm
Width: 172 mm

Relative size of this object

17.2 m8.8 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

School or Style


Materials used in production

Grey wash
White bodycolour

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( grey)

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Grey and white washes on grey paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Venerdi

Identification numbers

Accession number: 2030b
Primary reference Number: 10124
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Audit data

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

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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