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The Adoration of the Magi: 2880

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

The Adoration of the Magi

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Carracci, Lodovico (After)

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Measurements and weight

Height: 143 mm
Width: 104 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Note

Formerly catalogued as Edouard Dubois (Flemish artist 1619-1697) and 'Anonymous, ?Bolognese School' after Ludovico Caracci

School or Style

Italian

Materials used in production

Oil paint
Brown wash

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Point of the brush and brown wash, grey-white oil paint brown washed paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Du Boss (or Du Bois?)
  • Location: Old mount, verso
  • Method of creation: Ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: 2880
Primary reference Number: 6924
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 16 July 2021 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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