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Ancenis-sur-Loire: 580

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Draughtsman: Turner, Joseph Mallord William




History note: Turner's dealer, Thomas Griffith, 1850; Charles Stokes; Hannah Cooper, from whom purchased by John Ruskin, 1854

Measurements and weight

Height: 142 mm
Width: 193 mm

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1861) by Ruskin, John


1826 - 1831

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Materials used in production

Black ink
Red-brown ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( blue)

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour, heightened with white, with pen, black and red-brown ink on blue paper

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 580
Primary reference Number: 13957
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 6 September 2021 Last processed: Monday 6 September 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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