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Winged female figure, holding an arrow: 2622

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Winged female figure, holding an arrow


Attributed to Mocetto, Girolamo (Draughtsman)


History note: ?William Beckford of Fonthill Abbey; Sir Frank Brangwyn, R.A., by whom given, 1943

Measurements and weight

Height: 208 mm
Width: 314 mm

Relative size of this object

31.4 m20.8 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1943) by Brangwyn, Frank

School or Style

Italian North Italian

Materials used in production

Brown wash
Brown ink
Pink wash

Components of the work

Support: composed of vellum (skin)

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Pen, brown ink and faint brown wash, touched with pink wash, on vellum

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 1495
  • Location: Upper right
  • Method of creation: Black chalk
  • Text: Leonardo da Vinci Fiorentino
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Ink

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 2622
Primary reference Number: 6886
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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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