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A man playing a flute: 2265

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A man playing a flute


Watteau, Jean Antoine (Draughtsman)


History note: Ricketts and Shannon Collection

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: circa AD/CE 1717

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Materials used in production

White chalk
Black chalk
Red chalk

Components of the work

Support: composed of paper ( buff, laid down) Paper: Height 170 mm Width 173 mm
Mount: Height 559 mm Width 407 mm

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Black, red and white chalks on buff paper, laid down

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 2265
Primary reference Number: 6824
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 16 July 2021 Last processed: Thursday 22 July 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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