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The birth of the Virgin (?): PD.80-2006

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

The birth of the Virgin (?)

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Faccini, Pietro

Entities

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Notes

History note: Jane Worship ( great grand-mother of the donor ) by descent to donor

Measurements and weight

Height: 403 mm
Width: 265 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2006) by Vaux, Helen, Miss

Note

Formerly attributed to Niccolosio Granello

School or Style

Italian

Materials used in production

Paper
Brown ink
Brown wash
Black chalk

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen and brown ink, brown wash over black chalk, squared for transfer

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.80-2006
Primary reference Number: 163302
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 16 July 2021 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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