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Moses receiving the Tables of the Law: PD.5-1958

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Moses receiving the Tables of the Law

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Rolli, Gian Ludovico (Attributed to)

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Notes

History note: P. Crozat (1661-1740) (Lugt 474)

Measurements and weight

Height: 256 mm
Width: 289 mm

Relative size of this object

28.9 m25.6 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1958-01-16) by Knowles, Guy John Fenton

School or Style

Italian

Materials used in production

Grey wash
Black chalk
Bistre
Sepia

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( pasted down on another sheet of paper)

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen and bistre with sepia and grey wash over black chalk, gone over with the stylus, on paper, pasted down on another sheet of paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Roli
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Inscription present: erased

  • Text: de (?)
  • Location: Original sheet, top left corner
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: L (?)
  • Location: Original sheet, top right corner
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: Rolli
  • Location: Original sheet, top right corner
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: 133
  • Location: Original sheet, lower right corner
  • Method of creation: Ink

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.5-1958
Primary reference Number: 7801
Lugt: 474
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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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