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Floor plan: Ages of Man, Religion and the Theological Virtues: 4073

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Floor plan: Ages of Man, Religion and the Theological Virtues


Maccari, Leopoldo (Draughtsman)

Legal notes

From the University Purchase Fund.

Measurements and weight

Height: 485 mm
Width: 454 mm

Relative size of this object

45.4 m48.5 m What does this represent?

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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 wash

Components of the work

Support: composed of paper Meidum: composed of black ink pinkish-brown wash

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen and black ink, black and pinkish-brown wash on lightly squared paper

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: with a scale

  • Text: Scale... 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100; 1 2 3 4 5 A Cetica
  • Location: Below
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Text: 16.5.405
  • Location: Above centre
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Text: 16.3.515
  • Location: Upper left
  • Method of creation: Black ink

Inscription present: with occasional slight numbering in graphite

  • Text: Adoloscenza / Vecchiaia; Gioventu / Infanzia; Puerizia / Virilita; Decrepita / Decrepitezza; Virilita / Puerizia; Infanzia / Gioventu; Vecchiaia / Adolescenza
  • Location: Above centre, from left to right, top to bottom
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Text: Religione / Speranza; Fede / Fede; Carita / Carita; Speranza / Religione
  • Location: Below centre, from left to right, top to bottom
  • Method of creation: Black ink

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 4073
Primary reference Number: 37627
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 7 August 2019 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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