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Putti playing with a bull - a design for a frieze: 2834

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Current Location: In storage


Putti playing with a bull - a design for a frieze


Attributed to Novelli, Pietro Andrea (Draughtsman)


History note: Anonymous French collection; Sir Frank Brangwyn, R.A.

Measurements and weight

Height: 139 mm
Width: 278 mm

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Acquisition and important dates

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


1729 - 1804

School or Style

Italian Venetian School

Materials used in production

Dark brown ink
Brown wash

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( blue grey)

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Pen and dark brown ink, brown wash on blue grey paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Marc Antoine Raimondi Di F.
  • Location: Lower right corner
  • Method of creation: Ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: 2834
Primary reference Number: 7748
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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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