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Study after Alessandro Vittoria's terracotta bust of Palma il Giovane: PD.78-1959

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Study after Alessandro Vittoria's terracotta bust of Palma il Giovane


Tiepolo, Lorenzo (Draughtsman)

Measurements and weight

Height: 353 mm
Width: 266 mm

Relative size of this object

26.6 m35.3 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1959-10-16) by Hills, T. W. S.

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Materials used in production

White chalk
Red chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( faded, blue-grey)

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Red chalk, heightened with white on faded blue-grey paper

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.78-1959
Primary reference Number: 7939
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 16 July 2021 Last processed: Friday 16 July 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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