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Two parables: the Blind leading the Blind; the Mote and the Beam: 4078

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Titles

Two parables: the Blind leading the Blind; the Mote and the Beam

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Maccari, Leopoldo

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Legal notes

From the University Purchase Fund.

Measurements and weight

Height: 335 mm
Width: 429 mm

Relative size of this object

42.9 m33.5 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

Graphite

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Meidum composed of black ink

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen and black ink over graphite on lightly squared paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: NOTATE
  • Location: On a label, lower left
  • Method of creation: Graphite

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 4078
Primary reference Number: 37632
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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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