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Three cupids with a vase: 2283

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Current Location: In storage


Three cupids with a vase


Draughtsman: Wit, Jacob de




History note: From the collection of Charles Ricketts, A.R.A., (1866-1931) and Charles Shannon, R.A. (1863-1937); on loan to the Museum from January 1933 to 1937

Legal notes

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

Measurements and weight

Height: 128 mm
Width: 154 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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

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Materials used in production

Grey-blue wash
Indian ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Pen and bistre, Indian ink, grey-blue wash, on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: C. De Witt invt fecit
  • Location: On the mount
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: No 2
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: C De Witt No 6
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: 2283
Primary reference Number: 5644
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 7 June 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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