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Capriccio - interior of ruins with two archways: 3638

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Capriccio - interior of ruins with two archways


Draughtsman: Clérisseau, Charles Louis



Measurements and weight

Height: 320 mm
Width: 264 mm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

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

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Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( mounted)

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour, gouache, pen and ink, on paper, mounted on engraved map of Bappaume
Pen and ink

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: No 40
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: 3638
Primary reference Number: 6196
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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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