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The Hellespontine Sibyl: 4046

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Titles

The Hellespontine Sibyl

Maker(s)

Maccari, Leopoldo (Draughtsman)

Legal notes

From the University Purchase Fund.

Measurements and weight

Height: 280 mm
Width: 186 mm

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

Components of the work

Support: composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen and black ink on lightly squared paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: IN CIBUM FEL, INSITIM ACE / TUM DEDERUNT, HANC / IN HOSPITALITATIS MOSTR / ABUNT MENSAM, TEMPLI / VERO SCINDETUR VELUM / ET MEDIO DIE NOX ERIT / TENEBROSA TRIBUS HORIS.
  • Location: Upper right
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Text: SIBYLLA HELLESPONTICA INA / GRO TROIANO NATA QUAM SCRIBIT HERCLIDES CYRI T_PORE FUISSE
  • Location: Below left
  • Method of creation: Black ink

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 4046
Primary reference Number: 37552
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Audit data

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

Associated departments & institutions

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

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