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Allegorical composition for the lid of a harpsichord

Thornhill, James (draughtsman)

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Allegorical composition for the lid of a harpsichord


Thornhill, James (draughtsman) [ULAN info: British artist, 1675-1734]







Technique Description

red chalk and traces of graphite, pen and brown ink over traces of incised line, on paper


height: 219 mm
width: 440 mm


given: The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum 1954 (Filtered for: Paintings, Drawings and Prints)

H.S Reitlinger (Lugt 2274a), his Sale, Sotheby's, 26 May, 1954, part VI, lot 591 (£75)

Standard print ref/s


red chalk (medium)
graphite (medium)
brown ink (medium)
paper (support)

Accession Number

PD.7-1954 (Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(Reference Number: 13813; Input Date: 2000-10-05 / Last Edit: 2011-07-22)

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