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Study for 'St Charles Borromeo and St Philip Neri in prayer': PD.41-1958

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Current Location: In storage


Study for 'St Charles Borromeo and St Philip Neri in prayer'


Draughtsman: Baglione, Giovanni



Measurements and weight

Height: 269 mm
Width: 228 mm

Relative size of this object

22.8 m26.9 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1958-02-27) by Knowles, Guy John Fenton


Production date: circa AD 1610

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Materials used in production

White chalk
Pink chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( blue-grey)

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Charcoal, heightened with white (partly oxidised) and touched with pink on blue-grey paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Gio: Bernardino Siciliano
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Brown ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.41-1958
Primary reference Number: 7048
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 16 July 2021 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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