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A Roman garden scene: PD.40-1954

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Object information

Titles

A Roman garden scene

Maker(s)

Ango (Draughtsman)

Notes

History note: From the collection of the Countess Wachtmeister, Sale Sotheby's, 15 December 1954, lot 105; bought for the Friends of the Fitzwilliam for £240

Measurements and weight

Height: 226 mm
Width: 320 mm

Relative size of this object

32 m22.6 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1954) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Dating

Production date: AD/CE 1759 : Watermark: Crown over chained coat of arms. 2 pendants, one a Maltese cross

Note

Formerly attributed to Hubert Robert (1733-1808).

School or Style

French

Materials used in production

Red chalk

Components of the work

Support: composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Sanguine on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Annibale Roberti
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Signature
  • Text: 1759
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Date

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.40-1954
Primary reference Number: 6740
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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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Drawing" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/6740 Accessed: 2021-11-29 15:46:15

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