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The Birth of the Virgin: PD.8-1984

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Current Location: In storage


The Birth of the Virgin


Draughtsman: Paggi, Giovanni Battista




History note: Thomas Hudson [Lugt 2432]; with Luca Baroni [P.& D. Colnaghi Ltd]

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From the Biffen Fund.

Measurements and weight

Height: 343 mm
Width: 224 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1984) by Luca Baroni (Colnaghi Ltd)

School or Style

Genoese School

Materials used in production

Brown ink
Brown wash
White bodycolour

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( blue)

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen and brown ink, brown wash, heightened with white on blue paper, bordered on all sides by a line of brown ink

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: No 4 Alex Allori
  • Location: Upper right
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.8-1984
Primary reference Number: 47655
Lugt: 2432
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 16 July 2021 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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