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Design for a ceiling decoration: PD.2-1960

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Design for a ceiling decoration

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Valeriani, Giuseppe

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Notes

History note: From an album of drawings, chiefly by Giuseppe Valeriani, formerly in the collection of the Duke of Leuchtenberg, St Petersburg and Edmond Fatio, (mark not in Lugt), of Geneva; Sale, Geneva, Nicolas Rauch, S.A., 'Dessins Anciens particulièrement de l' Epoque Baroque', Collection Edmond Fatio, 3-4 June, 1959, lot. 241; bt. Colnaghi; bt. from the latter for 12 gns

Measurements and weight

Height: 204 mm
Width: 210 mm

Relative size of this object

21 m20.4 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1960-01) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

School or Style

Italian

Materials used in production

Watercolour
Graphite

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Pen and watercolour over graphite on paper

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.2-1960
Primary reference Number: 7985
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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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