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Two standing women: PD.33-1998

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Current Location: In storage


Two standing women
A procession of six figures


Draughtsman: Perino del Vaga (Pietro Buonaccorsi)




History note: Sir Peter Lely [Lugt 2092]; William, 2nd Duke of Devonshire [Lugt 718]; by descent to the [?]6th Duke [no longer at Chatsworth in 1929]; sale Sotheby's, 16 July 1958, part of lot 22; with Alastair Matthews; with Yvonne ffrench; J.A. Gere from 1958/9; Charlotte Gere

Legal notes

From the Perceval Fund with contributions from the National Art Collections Fund and the Museums and Galleries Commission/ Victoria and Albert Museum Purchase Fund, through Artemis Ltd, 1998.

Measurements and weight

Height: 220 mm
Width: 148 mm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1998) by Gere, Charles March


After 1537 - After 1538

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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 : Recto: pen and brown ink, brown wash over black chalk, heightened with white on paper, with a brown wash verso: pen and brown ink

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.33-1998
Primary reference Number: 46083
Lugt: 2092
Lugt: 718
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 16 July 2021 Last processed: Monday 19 December 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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