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Study after the head of St John from the 'Holy Family of Francis I' and a study of two heads from the 'Battle of the Milvian Bridge': 2917

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Titles

Study after the head of St John from the 'Holy Family of Francis I' and a study of two heads from the 'Battle of the Milvian Bridge'

Maker(s)

After Sanzio, Raffaello (Draughtsman)

Description

Copies after head of St John in the Holy Family of Francis I and two heads from the Battle of the Milvian bridge

Measurements and weight

Height: 214 mm
Width: 420 mm

Relative size of this object

42 m21.4 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

School or Style

Italian

Materials used in production

Black chalk

Components of the work

Support: composed of paper ( blue)

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Black chalk on blue paper (offset)

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 7851
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Brown ink
  • Text: del Josefino
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: 2917
Primary reference Number: 7243
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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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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Drawing" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/7243 Accessed: 2021-10-13 21:23:09

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