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Figure of St. Matthias, Cawston: 1729*7

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Figure of St. Matthias, Cawston


Draughtsman: Wardle, George Young




History note: Philip Webb

Measurements and weight

Height: 276 mm
Width: 151 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1934-12) by Walker, Dorothy

School or Style


Materials used in production

Sepia wash

Components of the work

Support composed of tracing paper ( brown, laid down)

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Sepia wash with graphite on brown tracing paper, laid down on card

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Cawston. 15th figure
  • Location: Upper right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: S. Matthias - / Hair - black / robe - full green / bluer than S. Simon - lining of robe / pinkish white. / halbert sort of / bronze col. / alb shaded with / a sepia tint
  • Location: Mid right
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: 1729*7
Primary reference Number: 22232
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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