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"Segura Union Natural": 2067

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"Segura Union Natural"
Translated as: Union secured by Nature


Goya y Lucientes, Francisco José de (Draughtsman)


History note: J. Peoli (Lugt 2020 on verso, Sale New York 8 May 1894); Charles Ricketts R.A. (1866-1931) and Charles Haslewood Shannon, R.A.

Measurements and weight

Height: 192 mm
Width: 150 mm

Relative size of this object

15 m19.2 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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


1819 CE - 1828 1828 CE

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Materials used in production

Black chalk

Components of the work

Support: composed of paper (fibre product) ( grey/white)

Techniques used in production

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

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Segura union natural (by the artist; other earlier titles not easily decipherable, but one of them may be read: Hombre la mitad muger la otre ... **)
  • Location: Bottom centre
  • Text: 15
  • Location: Top right corner
  • Text: Goya
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Signature

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 2067
Primary reference Number: 5999
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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Drawing" Web page available at: Accessed: 2021-12-07 22:31:28

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