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A meeting of two generals by the sea shore: 4109

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Current Location: In storage


A meeting of two generals by the sea shore


Draughtsman: Castello, Bernardo (Circle of)




History note: Count J.von Ross? (Lugt 2693); Sir Frank Brangwyn

Measurements and weight

Height: 202 mm
Width: 136 mm

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1943) by Brangwyn, Frank

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Materials used in production

Brown ink
Brown wash
White bodycolour

Components of the work

Support composed of prepared paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen and brown ink, brown wash, heightened with white on brown washed paper

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: 'SG' in monogram

  • Text: SG 10
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: 4109
Primary reference Number: 37697
Lugt: 2693
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 16 July 2021 Last processed: Friday 16 July 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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