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An episode from the life of St Patrick: PD.21-1959

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Current Location: In storage


An episode from the life of St Patrick
Another study of the same subject


Draughtsman: Tiepolo, Giovanni Battista



Measurements and weight

Height: 296 mm
Width: 192 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1959-05) by Knowles, Guy John Fenton

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Materials used in production

Grey wash
Brown ink
Grey-brown wash
Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Recto: pen and dark brown ink, grey-brown wash over black chalk verso: pen and brown ink; black chalk and grey wash (the pen and ink drawing done over the chalk and wash) on paper

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.21-1959
Primary reference Number: 7914
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 6 September 2021 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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