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Head of an old woman: PD.17-1992

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Titles

Head of an old woman

Maker(s)

Carracci, Annibale (Painter)

Notes

History note: Phillips, 196[?]; Hazlitt Gallery, 1966, from whom acquired by Warren Pollock

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Warren Pollock, 1986, received 1992

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1992) by Pollock, Warren

Dating

Production date: circa AD/CE 1590

School or Style

Italian Bolognese School

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Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support: composed of paper ( (with (upside down) written accounts for food) laid down on sundala) Frame: Depth 3.7 cm Height 50.8 cm Width 37.5 cm
Paper: Height 42.0 cm Width 29.0 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on paper laid down on panel

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.17-1992
Primary reference Number: 917
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Saturday 27 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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