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St Matthew: 3006A

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Current Location: In storage


St Matthew


Draughtsman: Gozzoli, Benozzo




History note: Padre Sebastiano Resta (Lugt 2992); Giovanni Marchetti, Bishop of Arezzo; Cavaliere Marchetti da Pistoia; sold through John Talman in 1710 to John, Lord Somers; Paul Sandby; Rev. Thomas Kerrich; Rev. R.E. Kerrich

Legal notes

Bequeathed by the Rev. R. E. Kerrich 1872 (received 1873)

Measurements and weight

Height: 162 mm
Width: 150 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1873) by Kerrich, Richard Edward


Verso: see s.v. Fra Angelico.

School or Style


Materials used in production

Green wash
Brown ink
Brown wash

Components of the work

Support composed of prepared paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen and brown ink, point of the brush and brown wash, heightened with white on green prepared paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 1383
  • Location: Upper left
  • Method of creation: Brown ink
  • Type: Date
  • Text: 1455
  • Location: Upper right
  • Method of creation: Brown ink

Inscription present: erased, the first line over an erased brown ink inscription which may read as below

  • Text: Amore mai more / Ama
  • Location: Upper right of centre
  • Method of creation: Gold ink

Inscription present: erased

  • Text: (?)Amor non moritur
  • Location: Upper right of centre
  • Method of creation: Brown ink
  • Text: g.25
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Brown ink

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 3006A
Primary reference Number: 7451
Lugt: 2992
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 17 May 2023 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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