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A mythological subject: PD.5-1964

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Current Location: In storage


A mythological subject


Draughtsman: Pietro da Cortona (Pietro Berrettini)




History note: With P. & D. Colnaghi

Measurements and weight

Height: 121 mm
Width: 82 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1964) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

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Materials used in production

Brown wash
Black chalk
Red chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( blue-grey)

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Point of the brush, brown wash, red and black chalk, heightened with white on blue-grey paper

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.5-1964
Primary reference Number: 7271
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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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