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Ixion on his wheel: 3305

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Ixion on his wheel

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Cipriani, Giovanni Battista

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Notes

History note: Sotheby's, 1901 (?) lot 464; Joseph Mayor, from whom purchased with Nos. 3303 and 3304

Legal notes

From the University Purchase Fund.

Measurements and weight

Height: 182 mm
Width: 148 mm

Relative size of this object

14.8 m18.2 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1901) by Mayer, Joseph

School or Style

Italian

Materials used in production

Grey wash
Black ink
Brown wash

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen and black ink, grey and brown wash, on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: CIPRIANI
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: 3305
Primary reference Number: 7261
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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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