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Sketch for a part of a scene representing: "Moses striking water from the rock": 2031A

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Sketch for a part of a scene representing: "Moses striking water from the rock"

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Delacroix, Eugène

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Notes

History note: From the collection of Eugène Delacroix (Lugt 838), his sale 17-29 February 1864; Charles Ricketts, A.R.A. (1866-1931) and Charles Shannon, R.A. (1863-1937); on loan to the Museum from 1933-1937

Legal notes

The Ricketts and Shannon Collection. Bequeathed by Charles Shannon, 1937

Measurements and weight

Height: 297 mm
Width: 445 mm

Relative size of this object

44.5 m29.7 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1937) by Shannon, Charles Haslewood

Dating

Production date: probably AD 1858 : Date according to Dr Lee Johnson (Delacroix Exhibition, 1964, 184).

School or Style

French

Materials used in production

Brown ink
Graphite

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Pen and brown ink with traces of graphite, on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: (unidentified collection-mark, probably that of Ricketts and Shannon (L. II, No. 506A)
  • Method of creation: Stamp

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 2031A
Primary reference Number: 6299
Lugt: 838
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 7 June 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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