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Group of armed horsemen: PD.44-1956

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Current Location: In storage


Group of armed horsemen


Draughtsman: Nebbia, Cesare




History note: Sir Joshua Reynolds, P.R.A. (1723-1792) (Lugt 2364); Thomas Banks, R.A. (1735-1805) (Lugt 2423); Mrs Lavinia Forster (d. 1856); Ambrose Poynter (1796-1886); Sir Edward J. Poynter, Bart. K.C.V.O. (1836-1919) (Lugt 874), Poynter Sale, Sotheby's, 25 April 1918, lot 172; Charles Clarke (d. 1935), bequeathed to his brother, Louis C.G. Clarke (1881-1960)

Measurements and weight

Height: 282 mm
Width: 183 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1956-07-19) by Clarke, Louis Colville Gray

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Materials used in production

Sepia wash
Black chalk

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Bistre, pen and sepia wash on buff paper, black chalk underdrawing, on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Orazio Samachini
  • Location: Inner mount
  • Method of creation: Ink

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.44-1956
Primary reference Number: 7843
Lugt: 2364
Lugt: 2423
Lugt: 874
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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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