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The Assumption of Mary Magdalene (?): PD.43-1958

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Current Location: In storage


The Assumption of Mary Magdalene (?)
St Anthony of Padua kissing the Infant Jesus' foot, as He blesses him


Draughtsman: Trotti, Giovanni Battista (Malosso) (Attributed to)



Measurements and weight

Height: 287 mm
Width: 197 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1958-02-27) by Knowles, Guy John Fenton


Perhaps by Euclide Trotti

Possibly by Andrea Mainardi

Possibly by Andrea Scutillari

School or Style


Materials used in production

Brown ink
Brown wash
Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( pasted down)

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Recto: pen and brown ink, wash, squared in graphite for transfer, on paper, pasted down verso: pen and brown ink over black chalk, drawn on the backing paper in a different hand from the recto

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Malosso
  • Location: Backing paper, lower left
  • Method of creation: Brown ink
  • Text: malossino .....L 0[?] - 20-
  • Location: Verso, lower left
  • Method of creation: Brown ink

Inscription present: illegible [erased]

  • Location: Backing paper, verso
  • Method of creation: Brown ink

Inscription present: ink inscription now erased

  • Text: Ligozzi
  • Location: Backing paper
  • Method of creation: Black chalk
  • Text: il malosso
  • Location: Backing paper
  • Method of creation: Black chalk
  • Text: 290
  • Location: Backing paper
  • Method of creation: Black chalk

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.43-1958
Primary reference Number: 7976
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Audit data

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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