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Mars, seated in a niche, flanked by two caryatids: PD.27-1956

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Mars, seated in a niche, flanked by two caryatids

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Salviati, Francesco (Francesco de' Rossi) (Follower)

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Categories

Notes

History note: Sir Edward J. Poynter; his sale, Sotheby's, 24 April 1918, lot 101; with Thomas Agnew & Sons; Charles B.O. Clarke; Louis C.G. Clarke, LL.D (in 1935)

Measurements and weight

Height: 106 mm
Width: 86 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1956) by Clarke, Louis Colville Gray

Note

Formerly attributed to Giovanni Battista Castello (Il Bergamasco ca. 1509-1569)

School or Style

Italian

Materials used in production

Brown ink
Brown wash

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen and brown ink, brown wash on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Fr. Mazzuoli il Parmigiano No 11
  • Location: Old mount
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: 1935 L.C.G.C. Dr 70@
  • Location: Old mount
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: Parmigiano
  • Location: Old mount
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: Poynter Sale lot 101
  • Location: Old mount
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: 79 (twice)
  • Location: Old mount
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: 16
  • Location: Old mount
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: Parmesan
  • Location: Verso, old mount
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: B+
  • Location: Verso, old mount
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: 140
  • Location: Verso, old mount
  • Method of creation: Graphite

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.27-1956
Primary reference Number: 7239
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 16 July 2021 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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