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Landscape with Tobias and the Angel: PD.115-1961

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Current Location: In storage


Landscape with Tobias and the Angel


Draughtsman: Tassi, Agostino




History note: Benjamin West (Lugt 419), sale, Christie's, fourth day, 13 June 1820, no. 82, as C. Lorrain, Two, Tobit and the Angel and the Finding of Moses, £11-0-6; Sir Thomas Lawrence (Lugt 2445); Sir E.J. Poynter, his sale, Sotheby's, 25 April 1918, no. 215, as Claude, bt. Thomas Agnew and Sons for Charles B.O. Clarke; Louis C.G. Clarke

Legal notes

Bequeathed 1960.

Measurements and weight

Height: 185 mm
Width: 258 mm

Relative size of this object

25.8 m18.5 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1961) by Clarke, Louis Colville Gray


Formerly catalogued as 'Attributed to Adam Elsheimer'

School or Style


Materials used in production

Brown ink
Brown-grey wash
Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Pen, brown ink, brown-grey wash, traces of black chalk, on paper

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.115-1961
Primary reference Number: 5803
Lugt: 419
Lugt: 2445
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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

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