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Two fragments of a Cartoon of 'The Adoration of the Magi': 2888

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Titles

Two fragments of a Cartoon of 'The Adoration of the Magi'

Maker(s)

Botticelli (Alessandro di Mariano Filipepi) (Draughtsman)

Notes

History note: The large fragment: W. Young Ottley; Ottley Sale, London, T. Philipe, 13 June 1814 (734); Sir Thomas Lawrence (Lugt 2445); William Russell (Lugt 2648), his sale, Christie's, 27 May 1908, (149), bt. Clough

History note: The small fragment: said to have been bought by G.T. Clough at Sotheby's in 1896

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1913) by Clough, G.T.

School or Style

Italian

Materials used in production

Tempera
Ground (material)

Components of the work

Support: composed of linen (material) ( the edge of the right-hand side repaired lower left-hand side, lower centre, and top left-hand corner cut and repaired) Linen: Height 442 mm Width 371 mm

Techniques used in production

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

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 2888
Primary reference Number: 7134
Lugt: 2445
Lugt: 2648
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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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