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Saint Veronica showing the vernicle to St Peter: 2738

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Current Location: In storage


Saint Veronica showing the vernicle to St Peter


Draughtsman: Guercino (Giovanni Francesco Barbieri)




History note: Sir Peter Lely (Lugt 2092); Sir George Clausen, R.A., (Lugt 539); Hugh Gatty

Measurements and weight

Height: 259 mm
Width: 296 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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

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Materials used in production

Brown ink
Brown wash

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Pen and brown ink, some wash, bordered by a line of brown ink on all sides, on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Guercino da Cento 1620
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Brown ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: 2738
Primary reference Number: 7459
Lugt: 2092
Lugt: 539
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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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