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Corinth from the Acropolis: 1762

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Titles

Corinth from the Acropolis

Maker(s)

Turner, Joseph Mallord William (Draughtsman)

Notes

History note: H.A.J. Munro of Novar, sold Christie's, 2 June 1877, lot 77, bt. Agnew (£320 5s); William Lee, sold Christie's, 28 May 1883, lot 174, bt. in (£231); Lee Sale, Christie's, 22 June 1888, lot 363, bt. Tooth (£65 2s) for the Rt Hon. Professor Sir Thomas Clifford Allbutt, K.C.B., M.D., F.R.S.

Legal notes

Bequeathed 1925

Measurements and weight

Height: 210 mm
Width: 267 mm

Relative size of this object

26.7 m21 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: Bequeathed (1935) by Allbutt, Thomas Clifford

Dating

1831 - 1832 1832

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Watercolour
Graphite

Components of the work

Support: composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour over traces of graphite on paper

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 1762
Primary reference Number: 13967
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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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