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A ruin with archway and round turrets: 3668

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Object information

Titles

A ruin with archway and round turrets

Maker(s)

Clérisseau, Charles Louis (Draughtsman)

Measurements and weight

Height: 360 mm
Width: 455 mm

Relative size of this object

45.5 m36 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

Ink
Gouache

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( stuck down)

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Gouache, pen and ink, on paper, stuck down (on back of prospectus for a two volume 'Recueil' of antiquities containing 35 and 19 plates printed by Didot L'Aîné: post 1757 to which ed. a ref. is made)
Pen and ink

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: No. 67
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 3668
Primary reference Number: 6236
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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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