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Study for decoration of part of a dome: 2217

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Study for decoration of part of a dome
Two cherubs


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: 263 mm
Width: 231 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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


Variant study for projected decoration of the dome of S. Pauls 1862. Cf. 2221(2) cf. Stannus pl. 54. K. Romney - Toundrow, May 1947, said of the drawing on verso, "If, in the first place, this drawing of cherubs was by it S., it has later been traced over roughly by another hand."

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Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Recto: graphite verso: charcoal on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: No. 35
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: 2217
Primary reference Number: 19545
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 17 August 2023 Last processed: Thursday 17 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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