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Bucolic and Bacchic scenes: PD.28-1956

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Current Location: In storage


Bucolic and Bacchic scenes


Draughtsman: Boscoli, Andrea




History note: From the collection of Sir Joshua Reynolds, P.R.A. (1723-1792) (Lugt 2364); probably Thomas Banks, R.A. (1735-1805); Mrs Lavinia Forster (d. 1856); Ambrose Poynter (1796-1886); Sir Edward J. Poynter, (1836-1919); Poynter Sale, Sotheby's, 25 April 1918, lot 194 (as by Perino del Vaga); bt. by Messrs. Agnew for £5 on behalf of Charles Clarke (d. 1935); Louis Clarke, brother to the latter

Measurements and weight

Height: 53 mm
Width: 192 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1956-07-19) by Clarke, Louis Colville Gray


Formerly given to Perino del Vaga

School or Style

Florentine School

Materials used in production

White chalk
Brown ink
Brown wash

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( buff)

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen and brown ink, brown wash, heightened with white (partly oxidised) on buff paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: for Mrs Foster / she will value it & name the master / It was one Sir Joshua's
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: Perino del Vaga
  • Location: Mount
  • Method of creation: Graphite

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.28-1956
Primary reference Number: 6974
Lugt: 2364
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 16 July 2021 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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