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The Assumption of St Mary of Egypt: 3140

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Current Location: In storage


The Assumption of St Mary of Egypt


Draughtsman: Angolo del Moro, Battista




History note: J. Richardson Junior (Lugt 2170); G.T Clough

Measurements and weight

Height: 234 mm
Width: 192 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1913) by Clough, G.T.


Previously given to Giovanni De' Vecchi.

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Materials used in production

Red chalk
Brown ink
Brown wash
Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( brown)

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen and brown ink, brown wash, heightened with white, (some oxidation) over black chalk on brown paper, squared in red chalk, the outline of St. Mary incised

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: traces only

  • Text: [?] Raffaello Sciaminossi
  • Location: Mount
  • Method of creation: Graphite

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 3140
Primary reference Number: 7607
Lugt: 2170
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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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