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Capriccio - view from under coffered vault to tower beyond: 3656

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Object information

Titles

Capriccio - view from under coffered vault to tower beyond

Maker(s)

Clérisseau, Charles Louis (Draughtsman)

Measurements and weight

Height: 305 mm
Width: 455 mm

Relative size of this object

45.5 m30.5 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

School or Style

French

Materials used in production

Black wash
Black chalk
Watercolour
Bodycolour

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( stuck down)

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour, bodycolour, with trace of black chalk underdrawing, on paper, with black wash border, stuck down

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: No 69
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: 3656
Primary reference Number: 6220
Stable URI

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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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Capriccio - view from under coffered vault to tower beyond" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/6220 Accessed: 2022-06-28 00:48:02

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