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Allegorical scene (Protection of the Arts?): 2580D

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Allegorical scene (Protection of the Arts?)


Draughtsman: Boitard, François




History note: From the collection of Paul Sandby (1725-1809) (Lugt 2112)

Measurements and weight

Height: 323 mm
Width: 201 mm

Relative size of this object

20.1 m32.3 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1943) by Brangwyn, Frank

School or Style


Materials used in production

Grey wash

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Pen and ink : Pen and ink, with grey wash, on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 1345
  • Location: Verso, old mount
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: £1. 5s (the price fro which the drawing was probably bought by Sir Frank Brangwyn)
  • Location: Verso, old mount

Identification numbers

Accession number: 2580D
Primary reference Number: 6100
Lugt: 2112
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 24 May 2022 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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