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Two draped figures walking to left, looking over their left shoulders: 2974

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Current Location: In storage


Two draped figures walking to left, looking over their left shoulders


Draughtsman: Allegrini, Flaminio (Attributed to)




History note: From the collection of F. Abbott (2nd half 19th century) (Lugt 970); probably from the collection of the Earl of Shrewsbury (1753-1827) (see Lugt 2688); his sale, Sotheby's, 13-15 March 1858, lot 2688; bt. Lazarus Belleli 1901

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Measurements and weight

Height: 185 mm
Width: 128 mm

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1901) by Belleli, Lazarus


Formerly catalogued as 'Anonymous, Florentine School, 16th century'

School or Style


Materials used in production

Red chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Red chalk on paper

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: partly crossed out

  • Text: From the Collection at Alton Towers / Earl of Shrewsbury
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: 2974
Primary reference Number: 6931
Lugt: 970
Lugt: 2688
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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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