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St Mary Magdalene: PD.16-1958

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

St Mary Magdalene

Maker(s)

Attributed to Beccafumi, Domenico (Draughtsman)

Notes

History note: Sir Thomas Lawrence (Lugt 2445); W. Bates (1828-1884) (Lugt 2604)

Measurements and weight

Height: 214 mm
Width: 112 mm

Relative size of this object

11.2 m21.4 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1958-01-16) by Knowles, Guy John Fenton

School or Style

Italian

Materials used in production

Brown ink
Pink wash

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( laid down on card)

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen and brown ink with pink wash, on paper, laid down on card

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: The Magdalen / By Polidoro / da Caravaggio
  • Location: Old mount, verso
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: Vasari speaks of / this Magdalene as / being one of Polidoro's / best works
  • Location: Old mount, verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: 16-V
  • Location: Old mount, verso

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.16-1958
Primary reference Number: 7085
Lugt: 2445
Lugt: 2604
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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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