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STUDIES OF FIGURES IN MARMITON COSTUMECharles Shannon (1863 − 1937)
The figures in this drawing are dressed in the uniform of 17th century kitchen servants, or marmitons. A painting on a similar subject is in the collection of the Tate (www.tate.org.uk).
- Accession Number P2405
- Dimensions 27 X 41.8 CM
- Media CHARCOAL, HEIGHTENED WITH WHITE, ON PAPER
The depiction of shapes and forms on a flat surface chiefly by means of lines although colour and shading may also be included. Materials most commonly used are pencil, ink, crayon, charcoal, chalk and pastel, although other materials, including paint, can be used in combination.
Work of art made with paint on a surface. Often the surface, also called a support, is a tightly stretched piece of canvas, paper or a wooden panel. Painting involves a wide range of techniques and materials, along with the artist's intellectual concerns effecting the content of a work.
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