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Design for a flagon with an eagle's head: 3001C

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Current Location: In storage


Design for a flagon with an eagle's head


Draughtsman: Giulio Romano (Giulio Pippi) (Attributed to)




History note: Gonzaga family (?); J.C. Robinson, his sale, Christie's, 14 March 1902, part of lot 317, bougt by G.T. Clough

Measurements and weight

Height: 141 mm
Width: 72 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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


Said to have come from an album compiled by Giulio and his assistants for a member of the Gonzaga family in Mantua, this is by the same hand as no. 3001A, which is likely to be that of a pupil in the Giulio Romano studio, perhaps corrected by Giulio himself

School or Style


Materials used in production

Brown ink
Brown wash

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( cut out in profile and laid down on a rectangular sheet of paper)

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen and brown ink, brown wash on paper

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 3001C
Primary reference Number: 7425
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 16 July 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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