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Mary Magdalene at the Door of Simon the Pharisee: 2151

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Titles

Mary Magdalene at the Door of Simon the Pharisee

Maker(s)

Rossetti, Dante Gabriel (Draughtsman)

Notes

History note: T.E. Plint coll., for many years lost; rediscovered and bought by Charles Ricketts before 1890; Ricketts and Shannon Collection

Measurements and weight

Height: 508 mm
Width: 457 mm

Relative size of this object

45.7 m50.8 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1937-03) by Shannon, Charles Haslewood

Dating

Production date: AD/CE 1858

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Indian ink

Components of the work

Support: composed of paper ( laid down)

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Pen and Indian ink on paper mounted on fine linen on a stretcher

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: monogram

  • Text: DGR
  • Location: Lower right corner
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Signature
  • Text: 1858
  • Location: Lower right corner
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Date
  • Text: Magdalene at the door of Simon the Pharisee
  • Location: Backing
  • Method of creation: MS label

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 2151
Primary reference Number: 13383
Surtees: 109
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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