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Inscription: 904*3 f.2

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Current Location: In storage




Draughtsman: Dolci, Agnese (not Maria)



Measurements and weight

Height: 93 mm
Width: 148 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1917-12) by Murray, Charles Fairfax


Production date: AD 1670-10-18 : The feast day of St Luke, the Evangelist 1670.


In a more mature hand than the inscription on no. 904*3 f.1 and verso.

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Materials used in production

Brown ink

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 2
  • Location: Upper right and lower left
  • Text: Diversi alfabeti, fiori e rabeschi / da ricamo, et trine e da alltri lavori / e qualche figuretto o rittrattini naturali / Per nostra negligenza trascoraio tanto tempo, dopo / le venti quatro hore del giorno della celebrata festa
  • Method of creation: Brown ink
  • Text: Del virtuossisimo S. Luca, rimetto mano a studia / re in questo libretto come dissi per Ubbidire. / in questa fra di detto S. Evangelista nel 1670
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Brown ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: 904*3 f.2
Primary reference Number: 9705
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 6 September 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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