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Design for treatment of a window bay: 3197

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Design for treatment of a window bay


Draughtsman: Bernard, Pierre I



Measurements and weight

Height: 603 mm
Width: 464 mm

Relative size of this object

46.4 m60.3 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1791

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black ink
Grey ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen, black and grey ink and watercolour over graphite on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: P. Bernard. f. inv.
  • Location: Lower left corner
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1791
  • Location: Lower left corner
  • Type: Date

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: 3197
Primary reference Number: 6090
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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