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Study for a banqueting scene: 2842

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Current Location: In storage


Study for a banqueting scene
Study of capitals and part of their supporting columns


Draughtsman: Bonone, Carlo




History note: Alessandro Maggiori (Lugt 3005b); Sir Frank Brangwyn, R.A.

Measurements and weight

Height: 170 mm
Width: 168 mm

Relative size of this object

16.8 m17 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1943) by Brangwyn, Frank

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Materials used in production

Brown ink
Brown wash
Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Recto: pen and brown ink with brown wash verso: pen and brown ink over black chalk on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Bonone
  • Location: Right hand lower corner
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: 8
  • Location: Upper right
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: Carlo Bonone Ferrarese morto nel 32. (lo qua ce) della maniera Caraccesca lo era come il Caracci de Ferrara
  • Location: Old mount, verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: Lo mess massion comprai a Roma nel 1795
  • Location: Old mount, verso
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: 8
  • Location: Old mount, lower mid-centre
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: 7059
  • Location: Old mount, upper right hand corner
  • Method of creation: Ink

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: 2842
Primary reference Number: 7125
Lugt: 3005b
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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

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