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Caricature of a seated Cleric: PD.130-1961

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Current Location: In storage


Caricature of a seated Cleric
Studies for two Roman soldiers


Draughtsman: Tiepolo, Giovanni Battista




History note: ? Count Algarotti-Corniani; ? Broadalbane, Langton House, Duns, Berwickshire; sale, Dowells, Edinburgh, 25 March 1925, part of lot 1004 ['Folio containing over 100 caricature drawings']; John Grant, bookseller, Edinburgh; Arthur Kay, H.R.S.H., F.S.A., c.1926, his sale, Christie's, 9 April 1943, part of lot 246; with the Arcade Gallery, London, from whom bought by Louis C.G.Clarke.

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Bequeathed 1960.

Measurements and weight

Height: 215 mm
Width: 156 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1961) by Clarke, Louis Colville Gray

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Materials used in production

Grey wash
Black ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Recto: pen, black ink and grey wash verso: pen and black ink on paper

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.130-1961
Primary reference Number: 48147
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 16 July 2021 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

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

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