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Sleeping Venus: 154

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Titles

Sleeping Venus

Maker(s)

After Vecellio, Tiziano (Painter)

Legal notes

Founder's Bequest

Measurements and weight

Depth: 11 cm
Height: 99.3 cm
Width: 166.0 cm
Width: 192.5 cm

Relative size of this object

1.9 m99.3 cm11 cm What does this represent?

Relative size of this object is displayed using code inspired by Good Form and Spectacle's work on the British Museum's Waddeson Bequest website and their dimension drawer. They chose a tennis ball to represent a universally sized object, from which you could envisage the size of an object.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1816) by Fitzwilliam, Richard, 7th Viscount

Dating

Production date: circa AD/CE 1760

School or Style

Italian Venetian School

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support: composed of canvas Frame: Height 126.5 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: 154
Primary reference Number: 402
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Monday 29 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Painting" Web page available at: https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/402 Accessed: 2022-01-16 09:46:48

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