Skip to main content

Tivoli: 1163

An image of Drawing

Terms of use

These images are provided for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons License (BY-NC-ND). To license a high resolution version, please contact our image library who will discuss fees, terms and waivers.

Download this image

Creative commons explained - what it means, how you can use our's and other people's content.

Alternative views

Object information

Awaiting location update


Sketch of a landscape


Draughtsman: Skelton, Jonathan




History note: Walker Galleries; A.E. Anderson

Measurements and weight

Height: 264 mm
Width: 375 mm

Relative size of this object

37.5 m26.4 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 (1926) by Anderson, A.E.


Production date: AD 1758

School or Style


Materials used in production

Coloured wash

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Recto: grey monochrome watercolour verso: graphite and colour wash on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: J. Skelton
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1758
  • Location: Verso, following the above
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Date

Identification numbers

Accession number: 1163
Primary reference Number: 13609
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2023) "Tivoli" Web page available at: Accessed: 2023-06-04 22:13:49

Citation for Wikipedia

To cite this record on Wikipedia you can use this code snippet:

{{cite web|url= |title=Tivoli |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2023-06-04 22:13:49|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

API call for this record

To call these data via our API (remember this needs to be authenticated) you can use this code snippet:

Bootstrap HTML code for reuse

To use this as a simple code embed, copy this string:

<div class="text-center">
    <figure class="figure">
        <img src=""
        class="img-fluid" />
        <figcaption class="figure-caption text-info">Tivoli</figcaption>

Please enter your name as you would like to be addressed
Please enter your email address
The object accession number - this is prefilled
Please enter your query with as much detail as possible

More objects and works of art you might like

Villa d'Este, Tivoli

Accession Number: 1493

The 'Cascatelle' at Tivoli

Accession Number: PD.15-1961


Accession Number: 3411

Suggested products from Curating Cambridge

You might be interested in this...

Sign up for updates

Updates about future exhibitions and displays, family activities, virtual events & news. You'll be the first to know...