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A Pope crowning a King (?): PD.116-1961

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Current Location: In storage


A Pope crowning a King (?)
An emperor giving audience


Draughtsman: Pietri, Pietro Antonio de



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Bequeathed 1960, received 1961

Measurements and weight

Height: 86 mm
Width: 232 mm

Relative size of this object

23.2 m8.6 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1961) by Clarke, Louis Colville Gray


Formerly catalogued as 'Anonymous, Italian School, 16th C.'.

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Materials used in production

Brown ink
Brown wash

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Pen, brown ink, brown wash, on paper

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.116-1961
Primary reference Number: 7011
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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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