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Sheet with studies for costumes of Fedra and Arianna: PD.807-1975

Object information

Awaiting location update

Titles

Sheet with studies for costumes of Fedra and Arianna

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Raverat, Gwendolen

Entities

Categories

Measurements and weight

Height: 200 mm
Width: 255 mm

Relative size of this object

25.5 m20 m What does this represent?

Relative size of this object is displayed using code inspired by Good Form and Spectacle's work on the British Museum's Waddeson Bequest website and their dimension drawer. They chose a tennis ball to represent a universally sized object, from which you could envisage the size of an object.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1975) by Gurney, Sophie and Hambro, Elisabeth

Note

Relates to a theatrical performance of 'Icaro'

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Bodycolour
Gold paint
Silver paint
Ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( thin)

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Pen, brush with ink, bodycolour and some gold and silver on thin paper
Pen and ink

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Fedra and Arianna
  • Location: Upper left of figure
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: Arianna
  • Location: Upper left of figure
  • Method of creation: Ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.807-1975
Primary reference Number: 13067
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Saturday 6 August 2011 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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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Sheet with studies for costumes of Fedra and Arianna" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/13067 Accessed: 2022-12-07 13:26:30

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