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Joan of Arc summoning up the Fiends: B.V.131

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Joan of Arc summoning up the Fiends


Draughtsman: Romney, George



Measurements and weight

Height: 474 mm
Height: 478 mm
Width: 307 mm
Width: 318 mm

Relative size of this object

31.8 m47.8 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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


From Henry VI Part 1.

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Materials used in production

Grey watercolour wash
Black watercolour wash

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper ( laid down)

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Black and grey watercolour wash on laid paper, laid down on another sheet

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Joan d'Arc & The Fiends. Henry VI. part 1st.
  • Location: Mount sheet, above drawing
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: Shakespeare / Joan d'Arc and the Fiends / Henry VI Part 1st.
  • Location: Mount sheet, verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: B.V.131
Primary reference Number: 16233
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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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