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Four human forms demonstrating 'Equilibrium': 832/7.f.9

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Four human forms demonstrating 'Equilibrium'
Sword and dotted line forearm of figure on 832/7.f.10 recto


Draughtsman: Flaxman, John



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1916-12) by Murray, Charles Fairfax

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Materials used in production

Grey ink

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper
Leaf Height 230 mm Width 169 mm

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Pen and grey ink and graphite on laid paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Equilibrium
  • Location: Upper left
  • Method of creation: Grey ink
  • Text: 10
  • Location: Upper right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: Tab: 4 9
  • Location: Upper right corner
  • Method of creation: Grey ink
  • Text: No 3
  • Location: Below upper pair of figures
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: No 4
  • Location: Below lower pair of figures
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: 832/7.f.9
Primary reference Number: 38529
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 20 May 2021 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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