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Six sketches of amphorae: 3680.f.20

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Six sketches of amphorae
Caricature of an obese man after Callot


Draughtsman: Harvey, William




Page used sideways, recto and verso.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1905) by James, Montague Rhodes, Dr


Verso after an engraving by Jacques Callot (1592-1635).

School or Style


Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Sheet Size Height 141 mm Width 187 mm

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Graphite on paper

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: numbers

  • Location: Recto, by each of the sketches
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: W Harvey 1861
  • Location: Recto, left-hand edge of page
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: W Harvey / 1867
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: 3680.f.20
Primary reference Number: 37115
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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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