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Study of a thistle: 904*2.f.50

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Titles

Study of a thistle
Mountainous landscape with a town and a fortified chateau

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Della Bella, Stefano

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Notes

History note: Benjamin Fillon (1819-1881); undated, unprovenanced sale in France, lot 31; Hippolyte Destailleur (1882-1893); Charles Fairfax Murray (1849-1919)

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1917-12) by Murray, Charles Fairfax

Dating

Production date: circa AD 1640

School or Style

Italian
Florentine School

Materials used in production

Brown ink
Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper
Leaf Size Height 102 mm Width 215 mm

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Recto: pen and brown ink verso: pen and brown ink over black chalk, framed on three sides by a line of brown ink on laid paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 50
  • Location: Upper right
  • Method of creation: Brown ink

Inscription present: Destailleur's hand

  • Text: Les Tours de Gaston de Foix a Foix
  • Location: Below
  • Method of creation: Black chalk

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 904*2.f.50
Primary reference Number: 36451
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 18 December 2023 Last processed: Monday 18 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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