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Three animals in an oval: 3090

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Current Location: In storage


Three animals in an oval


Draughtsman: Giulio Romano (Giulio Pippi)




History note: N. Lanier (1588-1666) (Lugt 2885); Christina of Sweden (?) (1629-1689); or P. Crozat (1661-1740) (Lugt 414)(?), partly rubbed out; Earl of Aylesford (1786-1859) (Lugt 58); Sale, 1893, 18-19 July Christie's, bt. G.T. Clough (1859-1928)

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1913-02) by Clough, G.T.


Formerly assigned to Perino del Vaga (Pietro Buonaccorsi)

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Materials used in production

Brown ink
Brown wash

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( stuck down)
Oval Size Height 101 mm Width 158 mm
Sheet Size Height 183 mm Width 197 mm

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen and brown ink, brown wash heightened with white (oxidised), on paper, stuck down

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Questo disegno de Pierino del Vaga equato (?) una gama / gemm / a Roma che era di Casa.....
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Ink

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 3090
Primary reference Number: 7980
Lugt: 2885
Lugt: 414
Lugt: 58
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 16 July 2021 Last processed: Friday 16 July 2021

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

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