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Virgin and Child with St Francis: PD.70-1948

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Titles

Virgin and Child with St Francis

Maker(s)

Barocci, Federico (Draughtsman)

Measurements and weight

Height: 198 mm
Width: 160 mm

Relative size of this object

16 m19.8 m What does this represent?

Relative size of this object is displayed using code inspired by Good Form and Spectacle's work on the British Museum's Waddeson Bequest website and their dimension drawer. They chose a tennis ball to represent a universally sized object, from which you could envisage the size of an object.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1948-11) by Heffer, Sidney W.

Note

Top centre, black chalk: slight sketch of child's leg; left, brown ink: a slight sketch of a child

School or Style

Italian

Materials used in production

Brown ink
Brown wash
Black chalk

Components of the work

Support: composed of paper Medium, Verso: composed of red chalk

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen and brown ink, brown wash over black chalk, the outline partly incised with a stylus, lightly squared in black chalk, with a line of brown wash bordering it on all sides, on paper; verso: red chalk, pen and brown ink

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Barrotius
  • Location: Lower left corner
  • Text: 28
  • Location: Lower left corner
  • Text: 34
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Red chalk
  • Text: 39
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Red chalk
  • Text: 86
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Red chalk

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.70-1948
Primary reference Number: 7063
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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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Drawing" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/7063 Accessed: 2021-11-28 03:24:03

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