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Ruins of the villa at Maecenas, Tivoli: PD.346-1995

Object information

Awaiting location update

Titles

Ruins of the villa at Maecenas, Tivoli

Maker(s)

Varley, John (Draughtsman)

Measurements and weight

Height: 132 mm
Width: 171 mm

Relative size of this object

17.1 m13.2 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1995) by Shadrake, Anthony Michael

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Graphite
Watercolour
Gum arabic

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour and gum arabic with graphite underdrawing on paper

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.346-1995
Primary reference Number: 8339
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 12 March 2021 Last processed: Monday 15 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Ruins of the villa at Maecenas, Tivoli" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/8339 Accessed: 2022-08-10 04:10:04

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