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St Luke: 3006b

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


St Luke
St Matthew


Draughtsman: Angelico, Fra




History note: Padre Sebastiano Resta (Lugt 2992); Giovanni Marchetti, Bishop of Arezzo; Cavaliere Marchetti da Pistia; sold through John Talman in 1710 to John, Lord Somers; Paul Sandby; Rev. Thomas Kerrich; Rev. R.E. Kerrich

Legal notes

Bequeathed by the Rev. R. E. Kerrich 1872 (received 1873)

Measurements and weight

Height: 162 mm
Width: 150 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1873) by Kerrich, Richard Edward


'St Matthew', see Gozzoli

School or Style


Materials used in production

Brown ink
Brown wash
Ochre wash

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen and brown ink, point of the brush and brown wash on light ochre prepared paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 28
  • Location: Upper right
  • Method of creation: Brown ink

Inscription present: in Padre Resta's hand

  • Text: nella Minerva / fu sepolto alla porticella / del Choro, e dolendosi fare / quelle sepolture rozie fu / stimato di levar la sua lapida da terra dove giacena / e rizzarla al muro dove hora / sta accanto all'Anello dell Aqua / Santa.Ivi sta'il suo Ritratto e / questi versi / Non mihi sit laudi fuerim velit alter Apelles / Sed quod lucra tuis omnia Christe dabam / Altera nam terris opera extant, altera Coelo / Urbs me Ionnem flos tulit AEtrurie (in Padre Resta's hand)

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 3006b
Primary reference Number: 7181
Lugt: 2992
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 17 May 2023 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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