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Flying female figure: Diana (?): 2900

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Current Location: In storage


Flying female figure: Diana (?)


Draughtsman: Castello, Giovanni Battista (il Bergamasco)



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From the University Purchase Fund.

Measurements and weight

Height: 130 mm
Width: 120 mm

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1895) by W. Farrer Sale, Cambridge

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Materials used in production

Sepia wash

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( pasted on an old piece of card)

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Pen, and brown ink, brown wash on paper, laid down

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Cambiaso
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: No. 44
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 2900
Primary reference Number: 7208
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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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