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Sketch for a ceiling: 'The Olympus': 3290

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Object information

Awaiting location update

Titles

Sketch for a ceiling: 'The Olympus'

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Thornhill, James

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Notes

History note: Wellesley Collection, 1866

Measurements and weight

Height: 278 mm
Width: 254 mm

Relative size of this object

25.4 m27.8 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1943) by Brangwyn, Frank

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Red chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( laid down)

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Red chalk on paper, laid down

Identification numbers

Accession number: 3290
Primary reference Number: 13810
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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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