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The Annunciation: 1574

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Current Location: In storage


The Annunciation


Draughtsman: Rossetti, Dante Gabriel




History note: John Miller; Walter Dunlop (of Bingley) acquired in 1864; Dunlop Sale, Christie's, 12 March 1904 (lot 46) £120.15s; bt. J.R. Holliday

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Bequeathed 1927-08

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1931) by Holliday, J. R.


Production date: AD 1861 : Date by Mrs. Surtees.


A design for a pulpit in St. Martin's Church, Scarborough, carried out by the Morris firm and forming two panels, the Archangel in the upper one looking down at the Virgin below.

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Support composed of paper ( laid down)
Frame Depth 40 mm Height 733 mm Width 344 mm
Paper Height 654 mm Width 267 mm

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Bodycolour on paper, laid down on fine linen on a stretcher

Identification numbers

Accession number: 1574
Primary reference Number: 13373
Surtees: 131
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 18 December 2023 Last processed: Monday 18 December 2023

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

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