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Grotesque Musicians: PD.5-1996

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Current Location: In storage


Grotesque Musicians


Draughtsman: Laroon, Marcellus




History note: Edmund Prideaux (Lugt 888); Sotheby's, 22 February 1961, lot 40; P & D Colnaghi; L.G. Duke; Sotheby's, 29 April 1971 (Duke sale, part VII, lot 96); London, Morton Morris & Co., from whom acquired, 1971

Measurements and weight

Height: 221 mm
Width: 324 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1996) by Batchelor, Ivor, Sir and Lady

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Materials used in production

Grey-brown wash
Red chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Graphite and grey-brown wash on paper, squared in red chalk for transfer

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Grotesq drawing of fiddlers by Laroon
  • Location: Old mount

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.5-1996
Primary reference Number: 11779
Lugt: 888
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

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

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