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David as King and Psalmist: 4065

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David as King and Psalmist


Maccari, Leopoldo (Draughtsman)

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From the University Purchase Fund.

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 485 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

Grey wash
Black ink
Black wash
Pinkish-brown wash

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen and black ink, with black, grey and pinkish-brown wash over graphite on lightly squared paper

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Gothic script

  • Text: david; rex
  • Location: Either side of the seated figure of the king
  • Method of creation: Black ink

Inscription present: Gothic script - a long inscription some wards of which are given above

  • Text: ..........moltitudo iacob canc: bat:........ et david cum cantoribus..baram Domum et laudes deo cant:bat......hoc opus fi...tum tuit: .....spectab...domini[?]bat:t: hu..minen[?] iohannes cccc...opc:r:arm anni mille cccxxiiii.......
  • Location: Around the inner edge of the cornice
  • Method of creation: Black ink

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 4065
Primary reference Number: 37606
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 7 August 2019 Last processed: Sunday 28 March 2021

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

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