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Study of an angel, kneeling on clouds: PD.160-1991

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Titles

Study of an angel, kneeling on clouds
Landscape study

Maker(s)

Giovanni, Berto di (Draughtsman)

Notes

History note: Henry Scipio Reitlinger

Measurements and weight

Height: 220 mm
Width: 162 mm

Relative size of this object

16.2 m22 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1991) by Reitlinger, Henry Scipio

School or Style

Italian

Materials used in production

Brown ink
Brown wash
Pink wash

Components of the work

Support: composed of paper ( incised)

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Recto: pen and brown ink, pink and brown wash, incised verso: pen and brown ink on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: alberdurer
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Brown ink
  • Text: Pietro Perugino maestro / di Rafaello anno / 1500
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Brown ink

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.160-1991
Primary reference Number: 7104
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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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