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Head of a donkey, eating hay: PD.31-1958

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Current Location: In storage


Head of a donkey, eating hay


Draughtsman: Fetti, Domenico (Attributed to)




History note: J. Richardson (1694-1771) (Lugt 2170) Guy J.F. Knowles

Measurements and weight

Height: 201 mm
Width: 145 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1958-02-27) by Knowles, Guy John Fenton


Formerly catalogued as 'Anonymous Italian School, 17th Century'

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Materials used in production

White chalk
Black chalk
Red chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( brown)

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Red, black and white chalks on brown paper

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.31-1958
Primary reference Number: 6994
Lugt: 2170
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 16 July 2021 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

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

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