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Christ taking leave of his mother: PD.28-1961

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Current Location: In storage


Christ taking leave of his mother


Draughtsman: Nucci, Avanzino




History note: Anonymous, V.G.W. (Lugt 2515); Sir Henry Williams Wyner; Charles Clarke; Grace Clarke; Louis C.G. Clarke

Measurements and weight

Height: 269 mm
Width: 182 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1961) by Clarke, Louis Colville Gray

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Materials used in production

Black chalk
Brown ink
Grey-brown wash

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( faded blue)

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen and brown ink, grey-brown wash, heightened with white on faded blue paper, with traces of black chalk

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 1651 (?) / V.G.W. (L.2515)
  • Location: Below centre
  • Method of creation: Brown ink
  • Text: No 54 / Paladino
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Brown ink
  • Text: Parmegianino
  • Location: Old mount, verso
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: This sketch is one of a / Portfolio belonging to the / late Sir Henry Wiliams Wyner / bought about 1828 in Copenhagen
  • Location: Old frame
  • Method of creation: Label

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.28-1961
Primary reference Number: 7614
Lugt: 2515
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Audit data

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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