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Fragment of a Cartoon of the 'Adoration of the Magi': 910

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Current Location: In storage


Fragment of a Cartoon of the 'Adoration of the Magi'


Draughtsman: Botticelli (Alessandro di Mariano Filipepi)




History note: W. Young Ottley; Ottley Sale, London, T. Philipe, 13 June 1814 (733); Sir Thomas Lawrence (Lugt 2445); William Russell (Lugt 2648), his sale, Christie's, 11 December 1884, (383), bt. Brough; W.S. Brough of Leek (Lugt 2652); H.H. Brindley (Brough's nephew)

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Method of acquisition: Given (1918) by Brindley, H.H.

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Components of the work

Support composed of ground (material) linen (material)
Linen Height 309 mm Width 234 mm

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Umber tempera on a prepared surface of linen

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 910
Primary reference Number: 7133
Lugt: 2445
Lugt: 2648
Lugt: 2652
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 15 September 2023 Last processed: Friday 15 September 2023

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

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