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St John the Baptist: PD.30-1956

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

St John the Baptist

Maker(s)

Attributed to Schiavone, Andrea (Draughtsman)

Notes

History note: The Comte de Caylus [Lugt 474]; Thomas Banks [Lugt 2423]; Mrs Lavinia Forster; Ambrose Poynter [Lugt 161]; Sir Edward Poynter, his sale, Sotheby's 24 April 1918, lot 99, as 'an angel'; Thomas Agnew & Sons for Charles B.O.Clarke; bequeathed by him to Louis C.G.Clarke, LL.D

Measurements and weight

Height: 136 mm
Width: 64 mm

Relative size of this object

6.4 m13.6 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1956-06) by Clarke, Louis Colville Gray

School or Style

Italian

Materials used in production

Black chalk
Whitening
Red chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( stuck down)

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Red chalk with touches of black chalk, heightened with white on paper, stuck down

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Parmigianino
  • Location: Lower margin
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: 3.D.L.13
  • Location: Mount, verso
  • Method of creation: Ink

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.30-1956
Primary reference Number: 7650
Lugt: 474
Lugt: 2423
Lugt: 161
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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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