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Sketch design for a new National Gallery: 2211(5)

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Sketch design for a new National Gallery


Draughtsman: Stevens, Alfred George




History note: Ricketts and Shannon Collection

Legal notes

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

Measurements and weight

Height: 403 mm
Width: 323 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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


Designs for a new National Gallery were submitted in 1867

School or Style


Materials used in production

Brown ink

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper ( grey)

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Pen and brown ink with graphite on laid grey paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: (various indications of intended decorations)
  • Location: Throughout
  • Method of creation: Brown ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: 2211(5)
Primary reference Number: 19519
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 16 November 2023 Last processed: Saturday 18 November 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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