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Temple of 'Minerva Medica', Rome: 3693 f.27

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Temple of 'Minerva Medica', Rome


Draughtsman: Busiri, Giovanni Battista




History note: General Sir George Cockburn; Shanganagh Library; Spencer George Perceval

Measurements and weight

Height: 222 mm
Width: 166 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1922) by Perceval, Spencer George


Busiri Vici, p. 95, pl. 88. A gouache drawing of the Temple of 'Minerva Medica', shown the other side, is at Felbrigg Hall, Norwich.

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Materials used in production

Brown ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen and brown ink on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: avanti di uscire di porta maggiore (in Busiri's hand)
  • Location: Verso of preceding folio
  • Method of creation: Brown ink
  • Text: So called Minerva Medica (in Ashby's hand)
  • Location: Verso of preceding folio
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: Rome
  • Location: Verso of preceding folio
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: 26
  • Location: Verso of preceding folio
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: 3693 f.27
Primary reference Number: 9798
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 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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