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Brüderburgen on the Rhine: 1520

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Current Location: In storage


Brüderburgen on the Rhine


Draughtsman: Turner, Joseph Mallord William




History note: Walter Fawkes, by descent to the Rev. Ayscough Fawkes, sold Christie's, 27 June 1890, lot 16, bt. Agnew (£147), who sold it to J.F. Schwann, 1891; sold by the executors of J.W. Swann (sic), Christie's, 15 May 1925, lot 45, bt. Leggatt (135 gns), who sold it to the Hon. Mrs Dighton-Pollock

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1929) by Dighton-Pollock, Mrs


Production date: AD 1817

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Materials used in production

Gum arabic

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Paper Height 212 mm Width 327 mm

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour and gum arabic on paper

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 1520
Primary reference Number: 13926
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 10 August 2022 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

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

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