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A couple in embrace: 2256

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Titles

A couple in embrace

Maker(s)

Vecellio, Tiziano (Draughtsman)

Notes

History note: ?Sir P.P. Rubens; J. Richardson Sr. (Lugt 2183); Ricketts and Shannon

Measurements and weight

Height: 252 mm
Width: 258 mm

Relative size of this object

25.8 m25.2 m What does this represent?

Relative size of this object is displayed using code inspired by Good Form and Spectacle's work on the British Museum's Waddeson Bequest website and their dimension drawer. They chose a tennis ball to represent a universally sized object, from which you could envisage the size of an object.

Acquisition and important dates

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

School or Style

Italian

Materials used in production

White chalk
Black chalk
Charcoal

Components of the work

Support: composed of paper ( blue-grey)

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Charcoal and black chalk with white highlights on faded blue-grey paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: an
  • Location: Below centre
  • Method of creation: Brown ink

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 2256
Primary reference Number: 7960
Lugt: 2183
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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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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Drawing" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/7960 Accessed: 2021-11-28 03:06:37

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