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Fall of the Rebel Angels: B.V.161

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Titles

Fall of the Rebel Angels

Maker(s)

Romney, George (Draughtsman)

Measurements and weight

Height: 540 mm
Width: 386 mm
Width: 391 mm

Relative size of this object

39.1 m54 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

1790 - 1795

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Black ink
Grey-black watercolour wash
Graphite

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen with black ink and grey-black watercolour wash over graphite, on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 143
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Ink

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: B.V.161
Primary reference Number: 15757
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 9 April 2021 Last processed: Saturday 10 April 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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