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Full-length profile of a statue of ?Heracles with the apples from the garden of the Hesperides: 832/7.f.27

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Full-length profile of a statue of ?Heracles with the apples from the garden of the Hesperides


Flaxman, John (Draughtsman)

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1916-12) by Murray, Charles Fairfax

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Materials used in production

Grey ink

Components of the work

Support: composed of laid paper Leaf: Height 230 mm Width 169 mm

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Pen and grey ink with graphite on laid paper

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  • Text: 16
  • Location: Upper right
  • Method of creation: Grey ink
  • Text: 27
  • Location: Upper right
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: 832/7.f.27
Primary reference Number: 38654
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 20 May 2021 Last processed: Friday 21 May 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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