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The Assumption of the Virgin: 3053

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Titles

The Assumption of the Virgin

Maker(s)

Attributed to Calandrucci, Giacinto (Draughtsman)

Measurements and weight

Height: 340 mm
Width: 460 mm

Relative size of this object

46 m34 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1862) by VanSittart, Augustus Arthur

Note

Formerly attributed to Carlo Maratta; design for a ceiling

School or Style

Italian

Materials used in production

Dark brown ink
Red chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen and dark brown ink over red chalk; traces of stylus underdrawing, on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: C. Maratti
  • Location: Verso, old mount
  • Method of creation: Brown ink
  • Text: 7842
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Brown ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: 3053
Primary reference Number: 7203
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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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