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Study of a reclining female figure, crowned with a wreath; seen foreshortened: 2239

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Study of a reclining female figure, crowned with a wreath; seen foreshortened

Maker(s)

Tiepolo, Giovanni Battista (Draughtsman)

Notes

History note: From the Cheney Album - "Sule Figure per Suffitti", sold Christie's, 14 July 1914, lot 49, bt. Parsons ; Charles Ricketts, A.R.A. (1866-1963) and Charles Shannon (1863-1937); on loan to the Museum from January 1933 - March 1937

Legal notes

The Ricketts and Shannon Collection. Bequeathed by Charles Shannon, 1937

Measurements and weight

Height: 209 mm
Width: 181 mm

Relative size of this object

18.1 m20.9 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1937) by Shannon, Charles Haslewood

School or Style

Italian

Materials used in production

Brown ink
Brown wash

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Pen and light-brown ink, light-brown wash, on paper

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 2239
Primary reference Number: 7887
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 7 June 2022 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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