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Figure of St. Matthew, Cawston: 1729*8

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Figure of St. Matthew, Cawston


Draughtsman: Wardle, George Young




History note: Philip Webb

Measurements and weight

Height: 278 mm
Width: 152 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. 14th figure
  • Location: Upper right
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Inscription present: the 'xx' refer to indicated areas on the drawing

  • Text: S. Matthew / hair - reddish brown / specs. with black Rims / robe - vermilion. / (the shading on it / is very faint. / having sunk in / or flown - comes / out better when / wetted. lining of robe / dark green in / the mo lighter / parts xx of the / same colour as / robe of No. 15 / money box / gold + black
  • Location: Mid right
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: 1729*8
Primary reference Number: 22233
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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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