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The Assumption of St Mary of Egypt: 3140

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

The Assumption of St Mary of Egypt

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Angolo del Moro, Battista

Entities

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Notes

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

Measurements and weight

Height: 234 mm
Width: 192 mm

Relative size of this object

19.2 m23.4 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Note

Previously given to Giovanni De' Vecchi.

School or Style

Italian

Materials used in production

Red chalk
Brown ink
Brown wash
Whitening
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

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

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

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 16 July 2021 Last processed: Friday 16 July 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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