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A landscape with a seated flautist and a standing knight, a town in the left background: 2258

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

A landscape with a seated flautist and a standing knight, a town in the left background

Maker(s)

Attributed to Campagnola, Giulio (Draughtsman)

Notes

History note: Probably from the collection of Sir Edmund Davis (d.1929), Sale Sotheby's, 26 November 1929, no. 81, as by Giorgione; Charles Ricketts, R.A. (1866-1931) and Charles Shannon, R.A.; on loan to the Museum from January 1933- March 1937

Legal notes

The Ricketts and Shannon Collection. Bequeathed by Charles Shannon, 1937

Measurements and weight

Height: 156 mm
Width: 235 mm

Relative size of this object

23.5 m15.6 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1937) by Shannon, Charles Haslewood

Note

Formerly catalogued as 'Anonymous, Venetian School, 1st half of the 16th century'

School or Style

Italian

Materials used in production

Bistre wash
White bodycolour
Bistre

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Pen and bistre, bistre wash, heightened with white, partly oxidised, on paper

Identification numbers

Accession number: 2258
Primary reference Number: 6887
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 7 June 2022 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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