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Venus and Anchises: 3686.f.44

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Venus and Anchises


Draughtsman: Haydon, Benjamin Robert




Four drawings laid down on album sheet.

Acquisition and important dates

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


1805 - 1826

School or Style


Materials used in production

Brown ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( laid down)
Medium, Upper Drwg composed of black chalk
L.l. Drawing Size Height 106 mm Width 87 mm
Upper Drawing Size Height 133 mm Width 148 mm
Page Size Height 314 mm Width 194 mm
Small L.r. Drawing Height 46 mm Width 41 mm
Large L.r. Drawing Height 72 mm Width 64 mm

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen and brown ink on pages from a book, laid down on album sheet; upper drawing has traces of black chalk

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Venus & Anchises
  • Location: Album sheet, below upper drawing
  • Method of creation: Brown ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: 3686.f.44
Primary reference Number: 10976
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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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