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Calligraphy is alive and well: CAL 23-2007

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Calligraphy is alive and well

Maker(s)

Calligrapher: Larcher, Jean

Categories

Description

Tools and materials used: ruling pen and gouache on Canson Mi Teintes paper

Legal notes

Given by Jean Larcher

Measurements and weight

Height: 500 mm
Width: 648 mm

Relative size of this object

64.8 m50 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given by Larcher, Jean

Dating

Production date: AD 2001

Materials used in production

Gouache

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( Canson Mi Teintes)
Decoration

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CAL 23-2007
Primary reference Number: 167370
Old object number: Calligraphy/Larcher/1
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Thursday 1 April 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Manuscripts and Printed Books

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