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The Lapland Witch: B.V.35

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The Lapland Witch


Draughtsman: Romney, George



Measurements and weight

Height: 316 mm
Height: 319 mm
Width: 457 mm

Relative size of this object

45.7 m31.9 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: ? AD 1780


Title identified by J.R., B.V.

School or Style


Materials used in production

Sepia wash

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( buff coloured)

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen with dark sepia and sepia wash over graphite on buff coloured paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: No. 35
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: B.V.35
Primary reference Number: 15913
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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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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2023) "The Lapland Witch" Web page available at: Accessed: 2023-02-02 19:37:32

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