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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Venice, storm at sunset

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Turner, Joseph Mallord William

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Measurements and weight

Height: 222 mm
Width: 320 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Circa 1840 - 1842

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Watercolour
Bodycolour
Red ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour and bodycolour with pen and red ink and scratching out on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: (eight lines of illegible writing in Turner's hand; from the few words which can be deciphered they appear to be lines of verse)
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 590
Primary reference Number: 13981
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Audit data

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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