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Study of Arms: 1981

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Study of Arms

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Bordone, Paris (Attributed to)

Entities

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Notes

History note: Ricketts and Shannon Collection

Legal notes

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

Measurements and weight

Height: 203 mm
Width: 156 mm

Relative size of this object

15.6 m20.3 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Note

Formerly assigned to J. Bassano

School or Style

Italian

Materials used in production

White chalk
Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( blue, pasted down)

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Black chalk heightened with white on blue paper, pasted down

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: (part of a letter (?))
  • Location: Verso

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: 1981
Primary reference Number: 7131
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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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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Study of Arms" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/7131 Accessed: 2022-10-07 01:34:59

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