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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.

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Broader Terms used

coloured chalk


12yrs ago

Connected records

Three heads


Draughtsman: Bloemaert, Abraham

A dwarf in fancy costume


Draughtsman: Callot, Jacques (Manner of)

Young man sitting in garden bower


Draughtsman: Jameson, T. (Attributed to)

Nude Study


Draughtsman: Dobson, Frank

A standing woman


Draughtsman: Callot, Jacques (Manner of)

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