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The Assumption of St. Catherine of Siena: PD.131-1961

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Current Location: In storage


The Assumption of St. Catherine of Siena


Draughtsman: Vanni, Francesco




History note: Thomas Hudson (Lugt 2432); Thomas Banks (Lugt 2423); Sir E.J. Poynter (Lugt 874); Poynter Sale, Sotheby's, 25 April, 1918, lot 199; bt. Agnews for Charles B.O. Clarke; Louis C.G. Clarke

Measurements and weight

Height: 192 mm
Width: 128 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1961) by Clarke, Louis Colville Gray

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Materials used in production

Red wash
Red chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( figures cut out and laid down on another sheet of paper onto which the drawing has been continued, laid down on a washed mount)

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Red chalk and red wash on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Vanni di Siena
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Brown ink
  • Text: 181
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Red chalk

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.131-1961
Primary reference Number: 7994
Lugt: 2432
Lugt: 2423
Lugt: 874
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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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