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A gallery in a classical building with staircase: 3417

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Titles

A gallery in a classical building with staircase

Maker(s)

Zucchi, Antonio (Draughtsman)

Measurements and weight

Height: 290 mm
Width: 400 mm

Relative size of this object

40 m29 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1816) by Fitzwilliam, Richard, 7th Viscount

Dating

Production date: ? AD/CE 1783 : see inscriptions/marks

School or Style

Italian

Materials used in production

Grey wash
Black ink
Brown wash
Whitening

Components of the work

Support: composed of paper ( laid down on card)

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen and black ink with brown and grey washes highlighted with white on paper laid down on card

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Ant. Zucchi
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Signature
  • Text: 178(?)3 indistinct
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Date

Identification numbers

Accession number: 3417
Primary reference Number: 8038
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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/8038 Accessed: 2022-01-21 05:01:11

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