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Sections from The Wheel of Fortune: 4054

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Titles

Sections from The Wheel of Fortune

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Maccari, Leopoldo

Entities

Categories

Legal notes

From the University Purchase Fund.

Measurements and weight

Height: 304 mm
Width: 230 mm

Relative size of this object

23 m30.4 m What does this represent?

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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
Black wash
Pink wash

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen and black ink, black and pink wash on lightly squared paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: MAGNA SERVITUS EST MAGNA / FORTUNA. SENE DE CONSOL. LIB. VII
  • Location: Upper left
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Text: NON FORTUNAE MUNERIBUS, SED ANIMI / BONIS GLORIANDUM EPICT ENCHYR. [?]AP.LXVI.
  • Location: Upper right
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Text: FORTUNA PROSPERA PETULANTES MAGIS / FACIT ARIST. POLIT. LIB. VII
  • Location: Left of centre
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Text: TIBI DIXI O FILI UT FORTUNAM LABORIBUS / INDAGES ERIP. ELECTR
  • Location: Right of centre
  • Method of creation: Black ink

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: 4054
Primary reference Number: 37570
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 7 August 2019 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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