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The Tiburtine Sibyl: 4049

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Titles

The Tiburtine Sibyl

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Maccari, Leopoldo

Entities

Categories

Legal notes

From the University Purchase Fund.

Measurements and weight

Height: 326 mm
Width: 252 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, made up, top left

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: NASCETUR CHRISTUS / IN BETHLEHEM ANNUN- / CIABITUR IN NAZARETH / REGNANTE TAURO PACI- / FICO FUNDATORE QUIE- / TIS. O FELIX MATER CU / IU UBERA ILIUM LACTA- / BUNT.
  • Location: Upper right
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Text: SIBYLLA. ALBUNEA. QUAE. TIBUR- / TINA. COGNOMINATA. EST. QUOD / TIBURI. PRO. DEO. COLEBATUR
  • Location: Below centre
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Text: SIBULLA SAMIA DE QUA / LOQUITUR ERATOSTIENES
  • Location: Below of left of centre
  • Method of creation: Black ink

Inscription present: with part of a scale

  • Text: C 44, 6
  • Location: Upper right
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Text: 71. 1/2
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Black ink

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: 4049
Primary reference Number: 37565
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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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