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A thatched barn: PD.128-1961

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Current Location: In storage


A thatched barn
A sketch for a figure with right arm raised(1); unidentified subject(2)


Draughtsman: Tiepolo, Giovanni Battista




History note: Alphonse Legros; Sir E.J. Poynter; Poynter Sale, Sotheby's, 25 April 1918, lot 179b; bt. Agnew for Charles B.O. Clarke; Louis C.G. Clarke

Legal notes

Bequeathed 1960.

Measurements and weight

Height: 160 mm
Width: 257 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1961) by Clarke, Louis Colville Gray


Sketch verso in a similar posture to the Fitzwilliam drawing of the same subject (no. 2238).

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Materials used in production

Brown ink
Brown wash
Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Recto: pen, brown ink and wash verso: sketch (1): pen and brown ink; sketch (2): black chalk and brown wash on paper

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.128-1961
Primary reference Number: 7931
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 16 July 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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