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Apollo and the Muses: PD.7-1956

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Titles

Apollo and the Muses

Maker(s)

Caron, Antoine (Draughtsman)

Measurements and weight

Height: 227 mm
Width: 179 mm

Relative size of this object

17.9 m22.7 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1956) by P. and D. Colnaghi and Co. Ltd

School or Style

French

Materials used in production

Light-brown wash
Graphite

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Graphite, pen and light-brown wash, on paper

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.7-1956
Primary reference Number: 6125
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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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