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Design for Cupid at play: 3051a

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Design for Cupid at play

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Maratti, Carlo

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Measurements and weight

Height: 151 mm
Width: 198 mm

Relative size of this object

19.8 m15.1 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1862) by VanSittart, Augustus Arthur

Note

Both a) and b) with their mounts are attached to the same piece of paper

School or Style

Italian

Materials used in production

Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( partly stuck down)

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Black chalk oval on a square sheet of paper, partly stuck down

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Carlo Maratta
  • Location: Lower left corner of drwg. sheet
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: 180
  • Location: Lower corner of sheet
  • Method of creation: Red chalk
  • Text: Carlo Maratti (VanSittart mount?)
  • Location: Original mount?, right lower corner
  • Method of creation: Ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: 3051a
Primary reference Number: 7565
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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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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2023) "Design for Cupid at play" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/7565 Accessed: 2023-02-02 23:27:19

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