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Scene from Macbeth: B.V.147

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Object information

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Titles

Scene from Macbeth

Maker(s)

Romney, George (Draughtsman)

Measurements and weight

Height: 388 mm
Width: 576 mm

Relative size of this object

57.6 m38.8 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1818-09) by Romney, John

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Grey wash
Brown ink
Black wash
Graphite

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Graphite, pen and brown ink, with black and grey wash on laid paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: No. 164
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Brown ink
  • Text: 145
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

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Identification numbers

Accession number: B.V.147
Primary reference Number: 30054
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 9 April 2021 Last processed: Saturday 10 April 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Scene from Macbeth" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/30054 Accessed: 2022-08-10 02:26:12

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