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Red chalk

Scope note

Chalk composed of hematite diffused in clay and used for drawing since the Renaissance. Originally cut from deposits but later fabricated from the same material.

This term has 949 records attributed within our system.

Term type

AAT
Material
Technique

Getty AAT term number

300080064

Broader Terms used

coloured chalk

Created

12yrs ago

Connected records

Three heads

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Bloemaert, Abraham

A dwarf in fancy costume

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Callot, Jacques (Manner of)

Young man sitting in garden bower

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Jameson, T. (Attributed to)

Nude Study

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Dobson, Frank

A standing woman

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Callot, Jacques (Manner of)

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