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A seated river-god and a standing female nude: PD.103-1978

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Titles

A seated river-god and a standing female nude

Maker(s)

Cipriani, Giovanni Battista (Draughtsman)

Notes

History note: (found in one of the books from his library which were bequeathed separately from the main bequest of his drawings, paintings, prints and sculptures, which were bequeathed through the National Arts Collection Fund)

Legal notes

Bequeathed 1977, received 1978

Measurements and weight

Height: 198 mm
Width: 148 mm

Relative size of this object

14.8 m19.8 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1978) by Gow, A. S. F.

School or Style

Italian

Materials used in production

Black ink
Graphite

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( laid down)

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen and black ink over graphite on paper, laid down

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Cipriani
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Brown ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.103-1978
Primary reference Number: 7262
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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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