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Fortified pass, Val d' Aosta: 1585

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Current Location: In storage

Titles

Fortified pass, Val d' Aosta

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Turner, Joseph Mallord William

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Notes

History note: John Ruskin; Arthur Severn, sold Sotheby's, 10 May 1931, lot 109, bt. for the Friends of the Fitzwilliam

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1931) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Dating

Production date: AD 1802

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Watercolour
Black chalk
Gum arabic

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( laid down)
Paper Height 324 mm Width 480 mm
Support Sheet Height 356 mm Width 526 mm

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour over black chalk with gum arabic on paper, laid down onto support sheet (paper)

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 1585
Primary reference Number: 13913
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 18 December 2023 Last processed: Monday 18 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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