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Judgement of Solomen (?): 3686.f.40

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Judgement of Solomen (?)
"It was the nightingale & not the lark".


Draughtsman: Haydon, Benjamin Robert



Acquisition and important dates

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


1805 - 1826


Recto drawing, verso, pen and brown ink: Sketches visible through page.

Verso, brown ink on wove paper, laid down on album sheet: "It was the nightingale & not the lark".

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Materials used in production

Brown ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( laid down)
Drawing Size Height 189 mm Width 229 mm
Drawing Size, Verso Height 234 mm Width 188 mm
Page Size Height 314 mm Width 194 mm

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Brown ink on paper, laid down on album sheet

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: It was the nightingale & not the lark
  • Location: Verso, upper edge of drawing
  • Method of creation: Brown ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: 3686.f.40
Primary reference Number: 10972
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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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