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Architectural grotesque: 2998

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Titles

Architectural grotesque

Maker(s)

Giulio Romano (Giulio Pippi) (Draughtsman)

Notes

History note: Jonathan Richardson Sr (Lugt 2183); Sir Joshua Reynolds (Lugt 2364); The Earls of Warwick (Lugt 2600); Warwick sale, Christie's, 20/21 May 1896, part of lot 277, bought by G.T. Clough

Measurements and weight

Height: 182 mm
Width: 279 mm

Relative size of this object

27.9 m18.2 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1913) by Clough, G.T.

School or Style

Italian

Materials used in production

Brown ink
Brown wash
Black chalk

Components of the work

Support: composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Pen and brown ink, brown wash, over black chalk, on paper

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 2998
Primary reference Number: 7403
Lugt: 2183
Lugt: 2364
Lugt: 2600
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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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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Drawing" Web page available at: https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/7403 Accessed: 2022-01-18 19:07:34

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