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Country people bringing offerings to St Benedict in the Desert, after Guido Reni: 3703

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Country people bringing offerings to St Benedict in the Desert, after Guido Reni

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Gandolfi, Gaetano (Attributed to)

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Notes

History note: Prince Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex (1773-1843) (Lugt 2765); W. Bates (1824-1884) (Lugt 2604); Brangwyn, Frank

Measurements and weight

Height: 338 mm
Width: 269 mm

Relative size of this object

26.9 m33.8 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

School or Style

Italian

Materials used in production

Grey wash
Ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Pen and ink : Pen and ink, with grey wash on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Saint Benedict in the Desert to / whom the Country people bring offerings / Guido Reni's great Fresco in San Michele in Bosco. Nine years before / Guido's death it had become so decayed / that he repainted it / 22 C / Towards the end of the last century it had / again become in a very bad state but / Domenico Fratta had made drawings / from this and the other great pictures in / San Michele which were engraved / by Gio Fabri and published with / descriptions by Giampietro Zanotti / This drawing is from the late Duke of / Sussex's Collection
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Ink

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 3703
Primary reference Number: 7776
Lugt: 2765
Lugt: 2604
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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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