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The Evangelist St Mark: 2996

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Object information

Titles

The Evangelist St Mark

Maker(s)

Geeraerts, Marcus, the elder (Draughtsman)

Measurements and weight

Height: 262 mm
Width: 184 mm

Relative size of this object

18.4 m26.2 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Transferred (1876) by Cambridge University Library

Dating

Production date: AD 1582

School or Style

Flemish

Materials used in production

Brown ink
Grey-brown wash

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Pen and brown ink, grey-brown wash, on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: .B. / .MG . IV .
  • Location: Top centre
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: . 1582 .
  • Location: Top centre
  • Type: Date

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 2996
Primary reference Number: 4653
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Audit data

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "The Evangelist St Mark" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/4653 Accessed: 2022-05-20 23:31:56

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