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Unidentified scene: ?Allegory of Venice: 2788

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Unidentified scene: ?Allegory of Venice


Circle of Sustris, Lambert (Draughtsman)


History note: Brangwyn, Frank

Measurements and weight

Height: 306 mm
Width: 213 mm

Relative size of this object

21.3 m30.6 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1943) by Brangwyn, Frank


Formerly catalogued as 'Anonymous, Flemish School' and 'Ascribed to Luca Cambiaso'

School or Style


Materials used in production

Brown ink
Brown wash
Black chalk
Red chalk

Components of the work

Support: composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Pen, brown ink and wash, black chalk underdrawing and touches of red chalk, on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Tintoret
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Brown ink
  • Text: 4
  • Location: Lower half
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: 2788
Primary reference Number: 7211
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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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