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Ruined temple (?) with a tower by a lakeside (sea?): 3629

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Ruined temple (?) with a tower by a lakeside (sea?)
Preliminary details of pediment vault


Draughtsman: Clérisseau, Charles Louis



Measurements and weight

Height: 263 mm
Width: 401 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1821) by Whittaker, J. W.

School or Style


Materials used in production

Brown chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Recto: watercolour, gouache, with pen and ink verso: brown chalk and ink on paper
Pen and ink

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: No. 54
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: 3629
Primary reference Number: 6186
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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