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A couple in embrace: 2256

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A couple in embrace


Vecellio, Tiziano (Draughtsman)


History note: ?Sir P.P. Rubens; J. Richardson Sr. (Lugt 2183); Ricketts and Shannon

Measurements and weight

Height: 252 mm
Width: 258 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1937) by Shannon, Charles Haslewood

School or Style


Materials used in production

White chalk
Black chalk

Components of the work

Support: composed of paper ( blue-grey)

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Charcoal and black chalk with white highlights on faded blue-grey paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: an
  • Location: Below centre
  • Method of creation: Brown ink

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 2256
Primary reference Number: 7960
Lugt: 2183
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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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