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Design for the Altarpiece at King's College Chapel: B.V.47

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Design for the Altarpiece at King's College Chapel
Variant study for figure in B.V.48


Draughtsman: Romney, George



Measurements and weight

Height: 496 mm
Height: 499 mm
Width: 290 mm
Width: 295 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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

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Materials used in production

Brown ink wash

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper ( laid down)

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Brush with brown ink wash over graphite on laid paper, laid down

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: No. 101
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Brown ink
  • Text: The four following studies were designs for / an Altar Piece for King's Coll. Chapel
  • Location: Album sheet above drawing
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: See A.B. Chamberlain p. 94.
  • Location: Album sheet, below the above
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: B.V.47
Primary reference Number: 16331
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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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