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Study for a female figure in a spandrel: PD.1-1991

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Study for a female figure in a spandrel

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Solimena, Francesco

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Through the American Friends of Cambridge University.

Measurements and weight

Height: 234 mm
Width: 233 mm

Relative size of this object

23.3 m23.4 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1991) by Anonymous

Note

A study for the female figure in the upper left spandrel of 'The Landing of the Ashes of St. John the Baptist at Genoa' (1715-17), formerly in the Senate, Genoa, destroyed by fire

School or Style

Italian

Materials used in production

Graphite

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Graphite on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Solimena
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Brown ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.1-1991
Primary reference Number: 7874
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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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