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Pools of Solomon: 575

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Titles

Pools of Solomon

Maker(s)

Turner, Joseph Mallord William (Draughtsman)

Notes

History note: John Ruskin, who gavi it to J.F. Lewis, 1858, returned by him to Ruskin, 1858-9

Measurements and weight

Height: 142 mm
Width: 206 mm

Relative size of this object

20.6 m14.2 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

1834 - 1835 1835

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Watercolour
Gum arabic

Components of the work

Support: composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour with touches of gum arabic on paper

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 575
Primary reference Number: 13969
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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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Drawing" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/13969 Accessed: 2021-12-03 07:00:52

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