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Drawing - Neptune and Jupiter
  • Neptune and Jupiter
    Cibber, Caius Gabriel, born 1630 - died 1700
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Neptune and Jupiter

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Date:

    c.1645-1700 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Cibber, Caius Gabriel, born 1630 - died 1700 (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Red chalk on paper

  • Museum number:

    E.669-1949

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case A, shelf 153

Physical description

Red chalk drawing on paper of Neptune on the left and Jupiter on the right. Neptune holds a trident in his left hand with a dolphin below him. Jupiter holds a thunderbolt in his right hand with an eagle below him.

Date

c.1645-1700 (made)

Artist/maker

Cibber, Caius Gabriel, born 1630 - died 1700 (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Red chalk on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'attributed to C, Gabrill Cibert (1630-1700)'
Located on external mounting, not on the drawing itself.

'This drawing was formerly in the Randall Davies Collection'
Note on back of mounting, not on the drawing itself.

Dimensions

Width: 264 mm, Length: 240 mm

Descriptive line

Drawing, red chalk, drawing of Neptune and Jupiter, Caius Gabriel Cibber, ca.1645-1700.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1949, London: HMSO, 1961.

Materials

Chalk; Paper

Techniques

Drawn

Subjects depicted

Trident; Dolphin; Eagle; Thunderbolt

Categories

Drawings; Designs

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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