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Landscape, seascape and architectural studies: PD.78-1972

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Landscape, seascape and architectural studies


Draughtsman: Varley, Cornelius




Sketchbook with marbled cover boards (inside and out) and leather spine. Front cover has metal clasp. 34 leaves, 4 of which have been cut down. Wove paper, some sheets watermarked: E & P; folio 3 bears the watermarked date: 1796. Most of the graphite drawings have been fixed. The sketchbook has been turned frequently for use by the artist, so that compositions are inverted from one folio to the next.

Legal notes

From the Fairhaven Fund.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1972) by P. and D. Colnaghi and Co. Ltd

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Components of the work

Support composed of wove paper
Leaf Height 164 mm Width 362 mm
Cover Board Height 168 mm Width 368 mm

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.78-1972
Primary reference Number: 48724
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 7 September 2022 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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