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The Adoration of the Magi: 2839

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Titles

The Adoration of the Magi

Maker(s)

After Andrea del Sarto (Draughtsman)

Notes

History note: Brangwyn, Frank

Measurements and weight

Height: 214 mm
Width: 248 mm

Relative size of this object

24.8 m21.4 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Note

Perhaps french, Vignon circle

School or Style

Italian

Materials used in production

Brown wash
Red chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Red chalk with brown wash, on paper, on mount

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: A del Sarto
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Inscription present: in later hand

  • Text: Andrea del Sarto
  • Location: Mount
  • Method of creation: Graphite?

Identification numbers

Accession number: 2839
Primary reference Number: 7848
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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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