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The Madonna: PD.166-1963.f.102

Object information

Titles

The Madonna

Maker(s)

Bloemaert, Abraham (Draughtsman)

Description

Heavily draped, seated female figure, reading book in lap.

Notes

History note: Thomas Dawson, Baron Dartrey (1725-1813) [Bookplate]; ?Richard Thomas Dawson; William Esdaile; C. Fairfax Murray, sold Sotheby's, 2-3 December 1920, lot 156, bt. Reader; / Anon. Sale, Sotheby's, 30 April 1937, lot 22, bt. Colnaghi for Sir Bruce Ingram (£90.0.0)

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1963) by Ingram, Bruce Stirling, Sir

Dating

Production date: AD 1650 : Watermark.

School or Style

Dutch

Materials used in production

White bodycolour
Graphite

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper Height 190 mm Width 145 mm
Leaf Height 397 mm Width 301 mm

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Graphite and white bodycolour surrounded by ruled ink line on laid paper, stuck to album leaf

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 98
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Brown ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.166-1963.f.102
Primary reference Number: 81574
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "The Madonna" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/81574 Accessed: 2022-06-25 09:04:10

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