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Achilles in his tent with prisoners: PD.52-1998

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Achilles in his tent with prisoners


Sergel, Johan Tobias (Draughtsman)


History note: Sale in Stockholm; with Danny Katz

Legal notes

From the Biffen Fund.

Measurements and weight

Height: 270 mm
Width: 380 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1998) by Katz, Danny


Circa 1795 - 1796

School or Style


Materials used in production

Grey wash

Components of the work

Support: composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Pen and ink : Pen and ink with grey wash on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Sergell
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Signature
  • Text: 14
  • Location: Upper right
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.52-1998
Primary reference Number: 6020
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 16 July 2021 Last processed: Friday 16 July 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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