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An underground shrine: figures kneeling before a pieta: PD.200-2015

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An underground shrine: figures kneeling before a pieta


Draughtsman: Wilson, Richard




History note: W. Lock; sale (Sotheby's), 3/5/1821; Richard Ford (author of the handbook for Spain); Mrs Richard Ford; John Ford; sale (Sotheby's) 5/4/1973 (lot 49, part), as 'church interior'; bt. Colnaghi; bt. Batchelor, November 1973.

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Sir Ivor and Lady Batchelor Bequest

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Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (2015) by Batchelor, Ivor, Sir and Lady

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Support composed of paper
Sheet Height 114 mm Width 89 mm

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Drawing : Black chalk heightened with white chalk

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Accession number: PD.200-2015
Primary reference Number: 215990
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Created: Tuesday 30 May 2017 Updated: Friday 8 October 2021 Last processed: Friday 8 October 2021

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

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