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Danaë in the Brazen Chamber: P.2000-R

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Current Location: In storage

Titles

Danaë in the Brazen Chamber

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Sandys, Frederick
Printmaker: Swain, Joseph

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1917-05) by Murray, Charles Fairfax

Dating

Circa 1860 - 1888

Note

Drawn for "Once a Week" in 1860, published in the "Hobby Horse" in 1888

Early proof taken immediately after the work was engraved

School or Style

British

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Image Height 178 mm Width 115 mm

Techniques used in production

Wood engraving

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: SWAIN Sc.
  • Location: Image lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.2000-R
Primary reference Number: 9174
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 4 July 2022 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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