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St Agnes (?): 3113A

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Current Location: In storage


St Agnes (?)
Study of a seated female


Draughtsman: Monti, Francesco (Bolognese) (Attributed to)



Measurements and weight

Height: 127 mm
Width: 103 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1862) by VanSittart, Augustus Arthur

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Materials used in production

Brown ink
White chalk
Brown wash
Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of prepared paper ( grey-green)

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen and brown ink, brown wash, heightened with white, over black chalk on paper washed grey-green

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: in 1968 Sir Anthony Blunt gave the following information - "The inscription is in a hand that occurs frequently on drawings in Windsor and known as 'the misleading hand' on the grounds that its attributions are invariably wrong" (see also No. 3132)

  • Text: VRoli
  • Location: Below right
  • Method of creation: Brown ink
  • Text: 888
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Brown ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: 3113A
Primary reference Number: 7799
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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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