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The Persian Sibyl: 4044

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Titles

The Persian Sibyl

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Maccari, Leopoldo

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Description

Two pieces of paper joined together.

Legal notes

From the University Purchase Fund.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1875) by The Fitzwilliam Museum Syndicate

School or Style

Italian
Sienese School

Materials used in production

Black ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Left-hand Piece Height 350 mm Width 213 mm
Overall Size Height 350 mm Width 273 mm
Right-hand Piece Height 350 mm Width 60 mm

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen and black ink on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: PANIBUS SLUMQUINQUE / ET PISCIBUS DUOBUS HO; / MINUM MILLIA IN FOENO / QUINQUE SATIABIT, RELI / QUIAS TOLLENS, XII. / COPHINOS IMPLEBIT / IN SPEM MULTORUM.
  • Location: Left of centre
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Text: SIBILLA PERSICA / CUIUS MEMINIT NICANOR
  • Location: Below centre
  • Method of creation: Black ink

Inscription present: scale

  • Text: C 52 2 by C 17 1/2
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Black ink?

Inscription present: scale

  • Text: C.81. 1/2 by C 37
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Black ink?

Inscription present: scale

  • Text: 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
  • Location: Bottom left
  • Method of creation: Black ink?

Inscription present: scale

  • Text: 0-8 10 20 30 40 50 100
  • Location: Bottom centre
  • Method of creation: Black ink?

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 4044
Primary reference Number: 37538
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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