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The sleeping Rinaldo abducted by Armida: 2737

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Current Location: In storage


The sleeping Rinaldo abducted by Armida


Draughtsman: Guercino (Giovanni Francesco Barbieri)




History note: Dr Barry Delany (Lugt 350), his sale, Sotheby's, 5 June 1872, probably among lots 166-70; Hugh Gatty

Measurements and weight

Height: 178 mm
Width: 258 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1945) by Gatty, H. P. W.


A study for the ceiling fresco in the Palazzo Costaguti, Rome, painted for Monsignor Costanzo Patrizi, treasurer to Pope Gregory XV

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Materials used in production

Light brown ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Pen and light brown ink on paper

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  • Text: Guercino
  • Location: Old mount
  • Text: B.D.
  • Location: Old mount

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 2737
Primary reference Number: 7458
Lugt: 350
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 19 October 2023 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

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

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