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The Wronged Maid: the dissecting room: B.V.101

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The Wronged Maid: the dissecting room


Romney, George (Draughtsman)

Measurements and weight

Height: 319 mm
Width: 508 mm

Relative size of this object

50.8 m31.9 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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


? 1780 - ? 1783

School or Style


Materials used in production

Grey wash
Sepia wash

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( buff)

Techniques used in production

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

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: No. 69
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Ink

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: B.V.101
Primary reference Number: 15926
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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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