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Red chalk

Scope note

Chalk composed of hematite diffused in clay and used for drawing since the Renaissance. Originally cut from deposits but later fabricated from the same material.

This term has 949 records attributed within our system.

Term type

AAT
Material
Technique

Getty AAT term number

300080064

Broader Terms used

coloured chalk

Created

11yrs ago

Connected records

Head of a woman in profile

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Downman, John (Follower of)

Head of a boy

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Unknown

Four putti

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Bloemaert, Abraham

Three heads

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Bloemaert, Abraham

Seven putti

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Bloemaert, Abraham

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