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Design for a titlepage (?): 2801

Object information


Design for a titlepage (?)


Attributed to Klauber, Joseph Sebastian (Draughtsman)


An Emperor on his death-bed, interceding with the Virgin, men in armour kneeling beside him


History note: From the collection of A. Chariatte (Lugt 88a)

Measurements and weight

Height: 121 mm
Width: 81 mm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1943) by Brangwyn, Frank


Perhaps by Joseph Christ [1732-1788]

School or Style

German School

Materials used in production

Grey wash
Dark-brown wash

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( slightly tinted)

Techniques used in production

Pen and ink : Pen and ink, with dark-brown and grey wash, heightened with white, on (slightly tinted) paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: N.26
  • Location: On the mount
  • Method of creation: Ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: 2801
Primary reference Number: 5816
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 16 July 2021 Last processed: Friday 16 July 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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