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Moses Striking the rock: PD.38-1991

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Current Location: In storage


Moses Striking the rock


Draughtsman: Allegrini, Francesco




History note: Professor Anthony Blunt; American private collector

Legal notes

Given in honour of Dr Jennifer Montagu, through the American Friends of Cambridge University.

Measurements and weight

Height: 176 mm
Width: 262 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1991) by American Private Collector

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Materials used in production

Brown ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( laid down on blue mount)

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen and brown ink and graphite, with a line of brown ink bordering it on all sides, on paper, laid down on a blue mount

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: BFVF
  • Method of creation: Brown ink
  • Text: Moses striking the Rock
  • Method of creation: Brown ink
  • Text: Titian
  • Method of creation: Brown ink

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.38-1991
Primary reference Number: 7180
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 16 July 2021 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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