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An episode from the life of St. Patrick: PD.22-1959

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Current Location: In storage


An episode from the life of St. Patrick
Another study of the same subject


Draughtsman: Tiepolo, Giovanni Battista




History note: Count Algarotti -Corniani; Edward Cheney, sale, London, Sotheby's, 29 April 1885, lot 1024?; bt. E. Parsons; G.J.F. Knowles

Measurements and weight

Height: 320 mm
Width: 225 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1959) by Knowles, Guy John Fenton


Connected, along with PD.21-1959, with the altar-piece in the Museo Civico, Padua (No.648; Morassi, 1962, fig. 152), which Giambattista painted in 1746 for the church of S. Giovanni di Vedara, Padua.

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Materials used in production

Grey wash
Brown ink
Brown wash
Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Recto: pen and brown ink, brown and grey wash, over some black chalk verso: black chalk on paper

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.22-1959
Primary reference Number: 7918
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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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