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Officers (Frederick the Great and one of his guardsmen): 2160

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Officers (Frederick the Great and one of his guardsmen)
Man and nude woman copulating


Draughtsman: Rowlandson, Thomas




Verso, there are red, blue, green and grey colour trials.


History note: Ricketts and Shannon Collection

Legal notes

The Ricketts and Shannon Collection. Bequeathed by Charles Shannon, 1937

Measurements and weight

Height: 254 mm
Width: 187 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1937) by Shannon, Charles Haslewood

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Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Recto: graphite, ink and watercolour verso: graphite on paper

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  • Text: Row Ju 252
  • Location: Mount, verso

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 2160
Primary reference Number: 19128
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 7 June 2022 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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