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Kneeling man: study for a figure in an Adoration of the Magi: PD.34-1998

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Kneeling man: study for a figure in an Adoration of the Magi


Italian School (Draughtsman)

Legal notes

In memory of J. A. Gene

Measurements and weight

Height: 385 mm
Width: 330 mm

Relative size of this object

33 m38.5 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given by Gene, J. A. (from the family of)


16th century
1500 CE - 1599 1599 CE

School or Style


Materials used in production

Blue paper

Techniques used in production

Black chalk : Heightened with white

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.34-1998
Primary reference Number: 126957
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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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