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The Birth of the Virgin: PD.8-1984

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

The Birth of the Virgin

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Paggi, Giovanni Battista

Entities

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Notes

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

Legal notes

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

Italian
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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