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Diana and her Nymphs returning from the chase (After Rubens): 2235

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Current Location: In storage


Diana and her Nymphs returning from the chase (After Rubens)
Copies after other Rubens compositions


Draughtsman: Wit, Jacob de




History note: Ricketts and Shannon

Legal notes

The Ricketts and Shannon Collection. Bequeathed by Charles Shannon, 1937

Measurements and weight

Height: 342 mm
Width: 407 mm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1937) by Shannon, Charles Haslewood


Formerly catalogued as by Van Thulden. Verso has studies after Rubens' Queen |Thomyris with the head of Cyrus and a Judgement of Paris or a Three Graces

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Materials used in production

Brown wash
Black chalk
Red chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Meduim composed of bodycolour

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Black and red chalk, brush, brown wash and bodycolours, on paper

Identification numbers

Accession number: 2235
Primary reference Number: 4753
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 7 June 2022 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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