Skip to main content

David as King and Psalmist: 4065

An image of Drawing

Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge

Terms of use

These images are provided for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons License (BY-NC-ND). To license a high resolution version, please contact our image library who will discuss fees, terms and waivers.

Download this image

Creative commons explained - what it means, how you can use our's and other people's content.

Colours in this image

Alternative views

Object information

Titles

David as King and Psalmist

Maker(s)

Maccari, Leopoldo (Draughtsman)

Legal notes

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
Graphite

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

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: 4065
Primary reference Number: 37606
Stable URI

Audit data

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

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "David as King and Psalmist" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/37606 Accessed: 2022-07-01 06:19:42

Citation for Wikipedia

To cite this record on Wikipedia you can use this code snippet:

{{cite web|url=https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/37606 |title=David as King and Psalmist |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2022-07-01 06:19:42|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

Bootstrap HTML code for reuse

To use this as a simple code embed, copy this string:

                <div class="text-center my-3">
                    <figure class="figure">
                        <img src="https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/imagestore/pdp/pdp38/4065.jpg"
                        alt="David as King and Psalmist"
                        class="img-fluid" />
                        <figcaption class="figure-caption text-info">David as King and Psalmist</figcaption>
                    </figure>
                </div>
            

Please enter your name as you would like to be addressed
Please enter your email address
The object accession number - this is prefilled
Please enter your query with as much detail as possible

More objects and works of art you might like

Initial from a Choir Book

Accession Number: Marlay cutting Z. 7b

King David

Accession Number: PD.19-2003

Initial from a Choir book

Accession Number: MS McClean 201.16b

Amulet

Accession Number: E.105.1898

Suggested products from Curating Cambridge

You might be interested in this...

Sign up for updates

Updates about future exhibitions and displays, family activities, virtual events & news. You'll be the first to know...