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An Italian landscape with ruins and figures: PD.42-1954

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Current Location: In storage


An Italian landscape with ruins and figures


Draughtsman: Natoire, Charles Joseph




History note: With Messrs. P. & D. Colnaghi & Co. Ltd

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1954) by The Biffen Fund

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Materials used in production

White chalk
Brown ink
Brown wash
Black chalk
Red chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( laid down on stiff paper)
Painted Area Height 340 mm Width 545 mm

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Pen, brown ink, brown wash and watercolour over black and red chalk, heightened and mixed with white, on paper, laid down on stiff paper with edge of drawing covered around three sides by a strip

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: This picture was bought by (Mrs?) Dunn (?) Gardner
  • Location: Frame, verso
  • Method of creation: Label

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.42-1954
Primary reference Number: 6689
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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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