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Florence, Piazza San Giovanni: PD.383-1995

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Florence, Piazza San Giovanni

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Silvestri, Giovanni

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Notes

History note: Bought from Abbott & Holder (08752)

Measurements and weight

Height: 214 mm
Width: 297 mm

Relative size of this object

29.7 m21.4 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1995) by Shadrake, Anthony Michael

Dating

Circa 1830 - Circa 1840

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Brown wash

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Brown wash on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: G. Silvestri artist (?)
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Giovanni Silvestri
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Brown ink
  • Text: La Cathedrale
  • Location: Centre
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Text: Firenze
  • Location: Centre
  • Method of creation: Brown ink
  • Text: via Con... ?
  • Location: Right
  • Method of creation: Brown ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.383-1995
Primary reference Number: 8360
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 16 July 2021 Last processed: Friday 16 July 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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