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Virgin and Child with the Infant St John the Baptist: 2055

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Titles

Virgin and Child with the Infant St John the Baptist

Maker(s)

Attributed to Franciabigio (Francesco di Cristofano) (Draughtsman)

Notes

History note: Wicar (?); Samuel Woodburn (?); J.C. Robinson, his sale, Christie's, 13 May 1902, lot 296, as Raphael, bought by Charles Ricketts; Charles Ricketts and Charles Shannon

Measurements and weight

Height: 980 mm
Width: 710 mm

Relative size of this object

71 m98 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1937) by Shannon, Charles Haslewood

School or Style

Italian

Materials used in production

White chalk
Black chalk
Gold

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( backed onto linen; the sheets of paper are roughly rectangular, they have been overlaid at the top, around the profile of the figures by a new piece of paper through which the edges of the original rectangular sheets show)

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Black chalk heightened with white with traces of gold on several pieces of paper, backed onto linen. There are traces of gold around the profile

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 2055
Primary reference Number: 7360
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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