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Bedoli, Girolamo Mazzola (Draughtsman)


History note: Sir Peter Lely (Lugt 2092); J. Richardson Sr. (Lugt 2184 & Lugt 2984); J. Richardson Jr. (Lugt 2997); inscription on old mount; T. Hudson (Lugt 2432); Sir Joshua Reynolds (Lugt 2364); Sir James Knowles, his sale, Christie's, 28 May 1908, lot 230; bt. Clough together with no. 3187 (Zuccaro)

Measurements and weight

Height: 203 mm
Width: 97 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1913) by Clough, G.T.

School or Style


Materials used in production

Brown ink
Pink wash
Pinkish brown wash

Components of the work

Support: composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen and brown ink with pinkish brown wash on pink washed paper, with suggestions of an oval niche drawn with the brush

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Parmegiano (Richardson's attribution)
  • Location: Old mount
  • Text: C53/CC22/T.27.D (in Jonathan Richardson's hand)
  • Location: Old mount, verso
  • Text: This statue is in the Palace Chigi only the Antique has not the Thirsis, / & it has Vine leaves on the Head, 'tis so well preserv'd that those leaves are / intire. The attitude of hand showes it held some such thing, probably / 'twas a Thirsis which on Festival dais was garnish'd wiht true Vine leaves. / R. jun /
  • Location: Old mount, verso
  • Text: C53/CC22T.27.D (Richardson's shelf mark)
  • Location: Old mount, verso
  • Text: Lot 10, 37
  • Location: Old mount, verso

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 3127
Primary reference Number: 7096
Lugt: 2092
Lugt: 2184
Lugt: 2984
Lugt: 2997
Lugt: 2432
Lugt: 2364
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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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