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Sketch of Meyerbeer 1874: 2706

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Current Location: In storage


Sketch of Meyerbeer 1874


Draughtsman: Pellegrini, Carlo (Ape)



Measurements and weight

Height: 178 mm
Width: 74 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1944-01) by Dent, Edward Joseph


Production date: AD 1874

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Materials used in production

Black wash

Components of the work

Support composed of writing paper ( stuck down)

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Brush and faded black wash on writing paper, stuck down

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Sketch of Meyerbeer / by / Carlo Pelligrini / 1874
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 390 DD
  • Location: Backboard
  • Method of creation: Stencil
  • Text: 40/5 (or) AO/5/Ince (?)
  • Location: Backboard
  • Method of creation: Chalk
  • Text: Arthur Tooth & Sons, 546 Haymarket (inscribed) original / sketch by Ape / 15/-
  • Location: Backboard
  • Method of creation: Printed label with MS additions

Identification numbers

Accession number: 2706
Primary reference Number: 7676
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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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