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The sacrifice of the Priests of Baal: 4085

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Titles

The sacrifice of the Priests of Baal

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Maccari, Leopoldo

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From the University Purchase Fund.

Measurements and weight

Height: 361 mm
Width: 416 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
Green wash
Yellow wash
Blue wash
Pinkish-brown wash

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen and black ink with yellow, green, blue and pinkish-brown wash on lightly squared paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: PROPHETAE BAALEM DEUM SUMMINVOCANTES / V I COELESH FLAMMA VCTIMAM COMBUR AI / FRUSTRA IMPLORANT OBID DESPERANTES / ANGUINEM SIBI E VENIS EI ICIUNT
  • Location: Above centre
  • Method of creation: Black ink

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 4085
Primary reference Number: 37644
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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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