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Sheet of Studies for 'The Finding of Moses': PD.21-1977

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Sheet of Studies for 'The Finding of Moses'

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Veronese (Paolo Caliari)

Entities

Categories

Notes

History note: Sir Peter Lely (Lugt 2092); Jonathan Richardson Senior (Lugt 2184); Sir Joshua Reynolds (Lugt 2364); A.M. Champernowne (Lugt 153); G. Bellingham-Smith; Tancred Borenius; Captain N. Colville

Legal notes

Accepted in lieu of death duties and allocated to the Museum.

Measurements and weight

Height: 308 mm
Width: 210 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Allocated (1977) by H.M. Treasury

School or Style

Italian

Materials used in production

Brown ink
Brown wash

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen, brown ink and brown wash on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: sonagi (?) (in the artist's hand)
  • Location: Upper left
  • Method of creation: Brown ink
  • Text: strada
  • Location: Brown ink
  • Method of creation: Centre left
  • Text: Paolo Veronso. 1559
  • Location: Old mount, lower centre
  • Method of creation: Brown ink
  • Text: 1532-1588
  • Location: Old mount, lower centre
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: AM Champernowne / Sir P Lely. J. Reynolds, Richardson se Collections
  • Location: Old mount, lower left
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Inscription present: see drawing for symbol represented by (Y)

  • Text: P.10 / . / Zg 14 / 17 / 34 / Zi (Y) / Zg.100 / L.31 / 00701 / 5. (in Richardson's hand, (L.2984))
  • Location: Old mount, verso
  • Method of creation: Brown ink
  • Text: Sketches for finding of Moses / painting in the Prado, Madrid
  • Location: Old mount, verso, centre
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: To Dr. Borenius / from G.B.S.
  • Location: Old mount, verso, centre
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: (lo)t (?) 879
  • Location: Old mount, verso, lower left
  • Method of creation: Red ink

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.21-1977
Primary reference Number: 8012
Lugt: 2092
Lugt: 2184
Lugt: 2364
Lugt: 153
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 10 August 2023 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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