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The finding of Joseph's cup in Benjamin's sack: PD.17-1996

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Current Location: In storage


The finding of Joseph's cup in Benjamin's sack


Draughtsman: Fenzoni, Ferraรน (Attributed to)




History note: Prof. Eugen Susini, Berlin, Vienna and Paris (not in Lugt); unidentified Collector's mark, upper right, in red; with Luca Baroni, Colnaghi Ltd, London

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From the Biffen fund.

Measurements and weight

Height: 174 mm
Width: 254 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1996) by Luca Baroni (Colnaghi Ltd)

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Materials used in production

Brown ink
White chalk
Brown wash
Red chalk wash
Black chalk
Red chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( light brown)

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Black chalk, red chalk, red chalk wash, brown wash, pen and brown ink, heightened with white on light brown paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Giochino Asieto origi-e
  • Location: Upper left
  • Method of creation: In black ink

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.17-1996
Primary reference Number: 47092
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 16 July 2021 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

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

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