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Ixion on his wheel: 3305

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Current Location: In storage


Ixion on his wheel


Draughtsman: Cipriani, Giovanni Battista




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

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From the University Purchase Fund.

Measurements and weight

Height: 182 mm
Width: 148 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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

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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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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 16 July 2021 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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