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The Libyan Sibyl: 4045a

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Titles

The Libyan Sibyl

Maker(s)

Maccari, Leopoldo (Draughtsman)

Legal notes

From the University Purchase Fund.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1875) by The Fitzwilliam Museum Syndicate

School or Style

Italian Sienese School

Materials used in production

Black ink
Black wash
Pink wash

Components of the work

Support: composed of paper Visible Size: Height 322 mm Width 248 mm

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen and black ink, black and pink wash on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: COLA- PHOS / ACCIPI / ENS TA / CEBIT / DABIT / IN VER / BERA / INNO - CENS / DORSU - / M
  • Location: Left of centre
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Text: SIBYLLA LYBICA / CUIUS MEMINIT / EURIPIDES
  • Location: Below centre
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Text: IN MANUS INIQUAS / VENIET, DABUNT DEO / ALAPAS MANIBUS IN / CESTIS. MISERABILIS / ET IGNOMIOSUS / MISERABILIBUS SPEM / PRAEBEBIT.
  • Location: Below right of centre
  • Method of creation: Black ink

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 4045a
Primary reference Number: 37545
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 7 August 2019 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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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Drawing" Web page available at: https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/37545 Accessed: 2021-11-30 12:51:32

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