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"Achilles sings the deeds of Heroes to sooth his soul in Solitude"; "Adam reconciling Eve after her Dream"; Prone figures: 3686.f.46

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Titles

"Achilles sings the deeds of Heroes to sooth his soul in Solitude"; "Adam reconciling Eve after her Dream"; Prone figures
"Danger Asleep - Collins"

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Haydon, Benjamin Robert

Entities

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Description

Recto, three drawings, verso one drawing, all laid down on album sheet.

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

1805 - 1826

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Black ink
Brown ink

Components of the work

Support, Right Drwg composed of paper ( buff, laid down)
Support composed of paper ( laid down)
Drawing Size, Verso Height 142 mm Width 111 mm
Right Drawing Size Height 147 mm Width 82 mm
Page Size Height 314 mm Width 194 mm
Left Drawing Size Height 60 mm Width 225 mm
Upper Drawing Size Height 68 mm Width 61 mm

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen and brown ink on paper, laid down on album sheet; drawing to right brown / black ink on buff paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Achilles sings the deeds of Heroes / to sooth his soul in solitude
  • Location: Album sheet, below upper centre drawing
  • Method of creation: Brown ink
  • Text: Adam reconciling Eve after her / Dream. 1805
  • Location: Album sheet, below drawing, right
  • Method of creation: Brown ink
  • Text: Danger asleep. Collins
  • Location: Album sheet, below drawing
  • Method of creation: Brown ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: 3686.f.46
Primary reference Number: 10978
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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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