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The Nativity with the arrival of the shepherds: PD.119-1961

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Current Location: In storage


The Nativity with the arrival of the shepherds


Draughtsman: Correggio (Antonio Allegri)




History note: Sir Peter Lely (Lugt 2092); William Gibson (Lugt, Supplement, 2885); The Earls of Pembroke; Pembroke sale, Sotheby's, 10 July 1917, lot 490; with Thomas Agnew & Sons; Charles B.O. Clarke; Louis C.G. Clarke, LL.D. (in 1935)

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Bequeathed 1960.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1961) by Clarke, Louis Colville Gray

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Materials used in production

White chalk
Brown ink
Brown wash
Red chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Paper Height 246 mm Width 209 mm

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Pen and brown ink, brown wash over red chalk, heightened with white on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Correggio
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: Corregio.20.3
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: Cor:from vol.2nd:N.6
  • Location: Old mount

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.119-1961
Primary reference Number: 7264
Lugt: 2092
Lugt: 2885
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 8 February 2024 Last processed: Thursday 8 February 2024

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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