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Temple of the Sun and Moon, Rome: 3672

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Current Location: In storage


Temple of the Sun and Moon, Rome


Draughtsman: Clérisseau, Charles Louis



Measurements and weight

Height: 423 mm
Width: 585 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1816) by Fitzwilliam, Richard, 7th Viscount


In fact, the cella of the Temple of Venus and Roma - see Nash pp. 496 and 499 (pl. 1318)

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Materials used in production

Black chalk
Black wash

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( stuck down)

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Bodycolour heightened with white, in front of black chalk underdrawing, on paper, with black wash margin, stuck down

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Temple du Soleil et dela Lune / a rome
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: 3672
Primary reference Number: 6244
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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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