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"Comico Descubrimiento": 2066

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"Comico Descubrimiento"
Translated as: Comic Discovery


Goya y Lucientes, Francisco José de (Draughtsman)


History note: Javier Goya y Bayeu; Mariano Goya y Goicoechea; Valentin Carderera and/or Federico de Madrazo; John Georg Peoli (Lugt 2020), his sale, New York, American Art Association, 8 May 1894, part of lot 304a; Charles Ricketts, R.A. and Charles Haslewood Shannon, R.A.

Measurements and weight

Height: 192 mm
Width: 149 mm

Relative size of this object

14.9 m19.2 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1937-03) by Shannon, Charles Haslewood


1819 CE - 1828 1828 CE

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black chalk

Components of the work

Support: composed of paper ( grey/white)

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Black chalk or lightographic crayon on grey/white paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Comico descubrimiento (by the artist)
  • Location: Lower left
  • Text: 51(by the artist)
  • Location: Top right corner

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 2066
Primary reference Number: 5998
Lugt: 2020
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 28 September 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 28 September 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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