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God the Father in the Clouds: 2615

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Current Location: In storage


God the Father in the Clouds


Draughtsman: Tiepolo, Giovanni Domenico




History note: Benno Geiger Sale, Sotheby's, 9 December 1920, lot 330, bt. anon.; Sir Frank Brangwyn

Measurements and weight

Height: 177 mm
Width: 244 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1943) by Brangwyn, Frank

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Materials used in production

Grey wash
Brown ink
Brown wash

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

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

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: dom Tiepolo f.
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 134
  • Location: Upper left

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 2615
Primary reference Number: 7935
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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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