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The Adoration of the Magi: 2865

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

The Adoration of the Magi
Faint outlined profile of a human head; formerly assigned to Federigo Barocci

Maker(s)

Attributed to Vanni, Francesco (Draughtsman)

Notes

History note: From the Collection of Sir Nathaniel Hone (1718-1784) (Lugt 2793)

Measurements and weight

Height: 86 mm
Width: 84 mm

Relative size of this object

8.4 m8.6 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1862) by VanSittart, Augustus Arthur

School or Style

Italian

Materials used in production

Paper
Red chalk
Ink

Techniques used in production

Pen and ink : Recto: red chalk, pen and ink verso: pen and ink on blue-grey paper (faded)

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Barocci
  • Location: Recto
  • Method of creation: Ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: 2865
Primary reference Number: 6922
Lugt: 2793
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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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