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The Adoration of the Shepherds: 266

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Titles

The Adoration of the Shepherds

Maker(s)

After Zuccari, Taddeo (Draughtsman)

Notes

History note: Found amongst the Marlay Cuttings after the publication of the catalogue by Wormald and Giles and transferred to the Department of Paintings, Drawings and Prints

Measurements and weight

Height: 160 mm
Width: 122 mm

Relative size of this object

12.2 m16 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1912) by Marlay, Charles Brinsley

Note

Formerly catalogued as 'Anonymous, Italian, late 16th C.' and as Giovanni Battista Castello (Genovese).

School or Style

Italian

Materials used in production

Gold
Bodycolour

Components of the work

Support: composed of paper ( ?, pasted on to vellum)

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Bodycolour, point of the brush, with gold highlights on paper? pasted on to vellum

Identification numbers

Accession number: 266
Primary reference Number: 6851
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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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