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The Hellespontine Sibyl: 4046

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Titles

The Hellespontine Sibyl

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Maccari, Leopoldo

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From the University Purchase Fund.

Measurements and weight

Height: 280 mm
Width: 186 mm

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

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen and black ink on lightly squared paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: IN CIBUM FEL, INSITIM ACE / TUM DEDERUNT, HANC / IN HOSPITALITATIS MOSTR / ABUNT MENSAM, TEMPLI / VERO SCINDETUR VELUM / ET MEDIO DIE NOX ERIT / TENEBROSA TRIBUS HORIS.
  • Location: Upper right
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Text: SIBYLLA HELLESPONTICA INA / GRO TROIANO NATA QUAM SCRIBIT HERCLIDES CYRI T_PORE FUISSE
  • Location: Below left
  • Method of creation: Black ink

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 4046
Primary reference Number: 37552
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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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