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Design for an architectural niche with a statue: 3196

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Design for an architectural niche with a statue


Draughtsman: Bernard, Pierre I



Measurements and weight

Height: 446 mm
Width: 332 mm

Relative size of this object

33.2 m44.6 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1816) by Fitzwilliam, Richard, 7th Viscount

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Materials used in production

Grey wash
Black ink
Black wash

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper
Size Of Sheet Height 477 mm Width 363 mm

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen and black ink, grey and black wash, on laid paper (backed)

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 3196
Primary reference Number: 6089
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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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