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Filippo Maria Rossi advising the Emperor Sigismondo to lift the siege of Padua in 1503: PD.18-1998

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Filippo Maria Rossi advising the Emperor Sigismondo to lift the siege of Padua in 1503


Bertoja, Giacomo (Giacomo Zanguidi) (Draughtsman)


History note: Anonymous sale, New York, Sotheby's, 16 January 1986, lot 29; Carlo Croce; Christie's, 9 April 1990, lot 3; with Yvonne Tan Bunzl

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From the Perceval Fund, with a contribution from the National Art Collections Fund.

Measurements and weight

Height: 484 mm
Width: 373 mm

Relative size of this object

37.3 m48.4 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1998) by Yvonne Tan Bunzl

School or Style

Italian Parma School

Materials used in production

Brown ink
White chalk
Brown wash
Black chalk

Components of the work

Support: composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen and brown ink, brown wash, heightened with white and black chalk underdrawing on blue paper; a change of composition is pasted over a section of the drawing, lower left; squared for transfer in black chalk

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Del Camassei
  • Location: Old backing sheet
  • Method of creation: Ink

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.18-1998
Primary reference Number: 46038
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 16 July 2021 Last processed: Friday 16 July 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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