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Christ foretelling the destruction of Jerusalem from Mount of Olives; Achilles going forth after laying Hector at the feet of Patrocolus; Joseph and Potiphars Wife: 3686.f.17

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Titles

Christ foretelling the destruction of Jerusalem from Mount of Olives; Achilles going forth after laying Hector at the feet of Patrocolus; Joseph and Potiphars Wife
?Interior with figures

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Haydon, Benjamin Robert

Entities

Categories

Description

Three sketches laid down on recto, one laid down on verso

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1905) by Parsons (Brompton Road)

Dating

Circa 1805 - 1826

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Grey wash
Wax
Brown ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( laid down)
Drawing, Verso Height 128 mm Width 182 mm
Page Size Height 314 mm Width 194 mm
Lower Drawing Height 62 mm Width 126 mm
Middle Drawing Height 73 mm Width 119 mm
Upper Drawing Height 86 mm Width 146 mm

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen and brown ink on paper, laid down on buff paper, laid down on an album sheet; traces of red wax and grey wash on lower drawing (recto)

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Christ foretelling the destruction of Jerusalem / from Mount of Olives -
  • Location: On album sheet, below upper drawing
  • Method of creation: Brown ink
  • Text: Achilles going forth after laying / Hector at the feet of Patrocles
  • Location: On album sheet, below middle drawing
  • Method of creation: Brown ink
  • Text: Joseph & Potifars Wife
  • Location: On album sheet, below lower drawing
  • Method of creation: Brown ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: 3686.f.17
Primary reference Number: 10949
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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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