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Madonna and Child with St Elisabeth? and St John: 3152

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Madonna and Child with St Elisabeth? and St John


Attributed to Siciolante, Girolamo (Girolamo da Sermoneta) (Draughtsman)


History note: Earl of Warwick (Lugt 2600); Warwick Sale, 20 May 1896 (lot 143), bought by Quilter (£2); H. Quilter Sale, Christie's, 9 May 1906 (lot 227 - with van Achen no. 2856), bought Clough

Measurements and weight

Height: 245 mm
Width: 215 mm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1913) by Clough, G.T.


Previously attributed to Samacchini.

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Materials used in production

White chalk
Black chalk

Components of the work

Support: composed of paper ( laid down on card)

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Black chalk, heightened with white (some oxidation) on faded blue-green paper, squared for transfer, laid down

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Rto. Garofalo
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Brown ink

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 3152
Primary reference Number: 7839
Lugt: 2600
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 6 September 2021 Last processed: Monday 6 September 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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