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Deucalion and Pyrrha regenerating mankind after the Flood: 2844

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Deucalion and Pyrrha regenerating mankind after the Flood
Lower part of a man ploughing; armed man on horseback, his right arm stretched out holding a short sword

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Bassetti, Marcantonio (Attr to)

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Notes

History note: Brangwyn, Frank

Measurements and weight

Height: 289 mm
Width: 270 mm

Relative size of this object

27 m28.9 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Note

Formerly 'close follower of Cesare Nebbia"

School or Style

North Italian

Materials used in production

Brown ink
Brown wash

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Recto: pen and brown ink, brown wash verso: pen and brown ink with black chalk on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Ristauratione della humana, generatione ii
  • Location: Below
  • Method of creation: Brown ink

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 2844
Primary reference Number: 6913
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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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