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The Temptation of St Anthony: 2783

Object information

Current Location: In storage


The Temptation of St Anthony


Draughtsman: Bonvin, Fran├žois



Measurements and weight

Height: 165 mm
Width: 120 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1944-05) by Thompson, Henry Francis Herbert, Sir, Bart


Production date: AD 1872

School or Style


Materials used in production

Grey wash
Brown ink
Yellow wash

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Pen and brown ink, grey and yellow wash, on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 2.f Bonvin
  • Location: Lower right corner
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 72
  • Location: Lower right corner
  • Type: Date

Inscription present: (monogram? or N?)

  • Text: AV (?) 2826 / 32 38
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: Temptation of S. Anthony / by Francois Bonvin (1817-87) / drawn in 1872 / H.T. / Stenciled on back: "Tableaux Modernes / G. Tempelaere / Rue Laffitte 28 / Paris
  • Location: Verso, of old mount
  • Method of creation: Label, ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: 2783
Primary reference Number: 6103
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 20 May 2022 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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