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Providence brooding over Chaos: B.V.57

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Providence brooding over Chaos


Draughtsman: Romney, George



Measurements and weight

Height: 281 mm
Width: 397 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1818-09) by Romney, John


1773 - 1775


"probably intended to represent the Holy Spirit moving on the face of the Waters", J.R., in B.V.

School or Style


Materials used in production

Brown ink
Sepia wash

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Sepia wash, pen and brown ink over graphite on paper

Identification numbers

Accession number: B.V.57
Primary reference Number: 15746
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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