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Classical colonnade in a woody landscape: 1539

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Classical colonnade in a woody landscape


Draughtsman: Cotman, John Sell




History note: Sold at Messrs. Robinson & Fisher's London, 19 February 1931, lot 23: 'Nine landscapes in graphite, pen and ink, red chalk and sepia, ascribed to J. Cotman, R. Wilson, etc.'; bought for £13.10.0 by Thomson of Messrs. Palser, King Street, St. James; A. E. Anderson

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Height: 268 mm
Width: 362 mm

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1931-03) by Anderson, A.E.

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Materials used in production

Indian ink wash

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Graphite and Indian ink washes on paper

Identification numbers

Accession number: 1539
Primary reference Number: 14808
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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