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Extensive landscape with a village and a bridge in the distance: PD.39-1973

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Current Location: In storage


Extensive landscape with a village and a bridge in the distance


18th C. imitator of Guercino (Giovanni Francesco Barbieri) (Draughtsman)

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Height: 279 mm
Width: 417 mm

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1973) by Webb, G. F.


On this occasion the pasticheur, possibly Vincenzo Mazzi (active 1748-1790), has composed the drawing from different motifs taken from original landscapes by Guercino

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Materials used in production

Brown ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen and brown ink, on paper

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.39-1973
Primary reference Number: 7484
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 16 July 2021 Last processed: Friday 16 July 2021

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

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