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Brünnen, Lake Lucerne in the distance: 584

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Object information

Titles

Brünnen, Lake Lucerne in the distance

Maker(s)

Turner, Joseph Mallord William (Draughtsman)

Measurements and weight

Height: 225 mm
Width: 290 mm

Relative size of this object

29 m22.5 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: Given (1861) by Ruskin, John

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Black ink
Watercolour
Brown ink
Graphite

Components of the work

Support: composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour over graphite, with pen, brown and black ink on paper (touches of watercolour, verso, from next page)

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Brennern / Lake of Lucern
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: 15
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: 18
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: X8
  • Method of creation: Graphite

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 584
Primary reference Number: 14014
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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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Drawing" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/14014 Accessed: 2021-12-03 08:06:53

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