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St Menna, after Veronese: 3169

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Current Location: In storage


St Menna, after Veronese


Draughtsman: Farinati, Paolo (Attributed to)




History note: Jonathan Richardson Senior (Lugt 2184); Sir J.C. Robinson (Lugt 1433); his sale, Christie's, 12 May 1902, lot 51; G.T. Clough

Measurements and weight

Height: 397 mm
Width: 199 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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


Veronese's painting of St Menna was part of his scheme for the organ shutters for the church of St. Geminiano, formerly in the Piazza di San Marco, Venice, executed c. 1560.

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Materials used in production

Brown wash
Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of card ( faded carta azzura)

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Black chalk, brown wash, incised with a stylus on faded carta azzura

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 3169
Primary reference Number: 7352
Lugt: 2184
Lugt: 1433
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 6 September 2021 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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