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Two designs for architectural decoration: 2742

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Two designs for architectural decoration


Unknown (Draughtsman)

Measurements and weight

Height: 301 mm
Width: 449 mm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1945-09) by Gatty, H. P. W.


Formerly catalogued as 'Anonymous, ?French, 18th Century'

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Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support composed of paper Drawn Area Height 195 mm Width 155 mm

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour and graphite on paper

Identification numbers

Accession number: 2742
Primary reference Number: 6028
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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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