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Drawing

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Object information

Titles

  • The Libyan Sibyl

Named entities

Legal notes

From the University Purchase Fund.

Acquisition and important dates

  • Method of acquisition: Bought
  • Dates: 1875

Maker(s)

Materials used in production

Components of the work

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

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

Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Audit data

  • Created: Saturday 6 August 2011
  • Updated: Wednesday 7 August 2019
  • Last processed: Monday 29 March 2021
  • Data source: Adlib

Associated institutions

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