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Design for Cupid at play: 3051a

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Current Location: In storage


Design for Cupid at play


Draughtsman: Maratti, Carlo



Measurements and weight

Height: 151 mm
Width: 198 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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


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

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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 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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