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A study for the 'Fall of the Giants': 3237

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Titles

A study for the 'Fall of the Giants'

Maker(s)

Cipriani, Giovanni Battista (Draughtsman)

Notes

History note: Brangwyn, Frank

Measurements and weight

Height: 298 mm
Width: 215 mm

Relative size of this object

21.5 m29.8 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Note

A drawing for the same project as No. 3238, either a Last Judgement or 'The Fall of the Giants'

School or Style

Italian

Materials used in production

Black ink
Brown wash

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( laid down)

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen and black ink, brown wash, on paper, laid down

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Figures by Cipriani
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Black ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: 3237
Primary reference Number: 7256
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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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