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The Sufferings of Job: 2909

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Current Location: In storage


The Sufferings of Job


Draughtsman: Calandrucci, Giacinto




History note: Nathaniel Hone (Lugt 2793) (1718-1784)

Measurements and weight

Height: 240 mm
Width: 183 mm

Relative size of this object

18.3 m24 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1862) by VanSittart, Augustus Arthur


Formerly catalogued as 'German School, Attributed to Daniel Gran'

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black chalk
Brown ink
Red chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Brown ink over red chalk, on paper (squared for transfer in black chalk)

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: (traces of a signature or an inscription)
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: No 1597 (by Hone?)
  • Location: On backing
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: C. Maratti
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: 2909
Primary reference Number: 5839
Lugt: 2793
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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

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