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Scene of sacrifice: 2838

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Current Location: In storage


Scene of sacrifice


Draughtsman: Polidoro da Caravaggio (Polidoro Caldara) (After)




History note: Brangwyn, Frank

Measurements and weight

Height: 180 mm
Width: 154 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1943) by Brangwyn, Frank


Both recto and verso are copies after the part of the façade decoration of the Palazzo Gaddi, in Rome, immediately to the left of the main entrance.

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Materials used in production

Light brown ink
Pinkish brown wash

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Pen and light brown ink, pinkish-brown wash, on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Corregio
  • Location: Recto
  • Method of creation: Ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: 2838
Primary reference Number: 7728
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 16 July 2021 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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