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A river landscape with card players: PD.49-1972

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A river landscape with card players


Brizio, Francesco (Draughtsman)


History note: Marquis de Lagoy (Lugt 1710); Count de Bianconi; Thomas Dimsdale (Lugt 2426); Sir Thomas Lawrence; Samuel Woodburn; Lord Francis Egerton, 1st Earl of Ellesmere (Lugt 2710b); by descent to John Sutherland Egerton, 6th Duke of Sutherland [on loan to the Leicester Museum and Art Gallery 1946-72] ; his sale, Sotherby's, 11 July 1972, no. 38; with Jeudwine;

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With additional funds from the S.G. Perceval Fund.

Measurements and weight

Height: 196 mm
Width: 294 mm

Relative size of this object

29.4 m19.6 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1972) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

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Materials used in production

Brown ink

Components of the work

Support: composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen and brown ink on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Brity
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: No 33-della Collezione de Bianconi / d'Agostino Carracci ed uno dei / piu bei paesi a penna di questo / sommo Maestro / Bianconi
  • Location: Old mount
  • Text: N 30 Agostino Carracci / Bri <torz> ij,
  • Location: Old mount, verso
  • Text: Mss Le Goy
  • Location: Another mount

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.49-1972
Primary reference Number: 7201
Lugt: 1710
Lugt: 2426
Lugt: 2710b
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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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