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Britannia and the lion reclining: PD.244-1985

Object information

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Britannia and the lion reclining
A device ("Ich Dien")


Draughtsman: Gooden, Stephen Frederick



Legal notes

Allocated by H.M. Treasury through the Minister of the Arts, accepted in lieu of capital taxes

Measurements and weight

Height: 81 mm
Width: 154 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1985-04) by Keynes, Sir Geoffrey

School or Style


People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Grey wash

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Graphite and grey wash on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: ICH DIEN
  • Location: Verso upper centre
  • Method of creation: Graphite and grey wash
  • Location: Verso centre
  • Method of creation: Graphite and grey wash

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.244-1985
Primary reference Number: 2252
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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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