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Reclining female figure, seated on clouds, holding a jar: 2245

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Current Location: In storage


Reclining female figure, seated on clouds, holding a jar


Draughtsman: Tiepolo, Giovanni Domenico




History note: ? Count Algarotti-Corniani; ? Edward Cheney, his sale, Sotheby's, 29 April 1885, part of lot 1042; ? E. Parsons; Irish Collection; William Fagg of Sydenham; B. T. Batsford; Christie's sale, 14 June 1914, part of lot 49; E. Parsons; Charles Ricketts, R.A. and Charles Shannon, R.A.

Legal notes

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

Measurements and weight

Height: 201 mm
Width: 155 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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


Top right-hand corner a slight sketch of another figure, in graphite

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Materials used in production

Brown ink
Brown wash

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( stuck down)

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Pen and dark-brown ink, grey-brown wash, over some graphite, on paper, stuck onto another sheet of paper

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 2245
Primary reference Number: 7899
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 7 June 2022 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

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

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