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Capriccio - A house in the country: 3654

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Capriccio - A house in the country


Draughtsman: Clérisseau, Charles Louis



Measurements and weight

Height: 420 mm
Width: 497 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black wash

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Gouache, on paper, with black wash border

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Maison de Campagne Campo (in 18th C. hand)
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: No 6
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: 3654
Primary reference Number: 6217
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 16 July 2021 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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