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A view of the Canale della Porte, Venice: PD.9-1972

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Object information

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Titles

A view of the Canale della Porte, Venice

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Callow, William

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Legal notes

Bequeathed 1971

Measurements and weight

Height: 252 mm
Width: 177 mm

Relative size of this object

17.7 m25.2 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1972) by Webb, G. F.

Dating

Production date: AD 1892-04 : in April 1892, Callow set out on his last foreign tour and visited Venice for the fifth time

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Graphite

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( pale grey, laid down)

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Graphite on pale grey paper, laid down

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Venice / Canale de la Porte / April / 19 1892
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.9-1972
Primary reference Number: 9256
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "A view of the Canale della Porte, Venice" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/9256 Accessed: 2022-09-26 21:26:16

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