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The sleeping Rinaldo abducted by Armida: 2737

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Titles

The sleeping Rinaldo abducted by Armida

Maker(s)

Guercino (Giovanni Francesco Barbieri) (Draughtsman)

Notes

History note: Dr Barry Delany (Lugt 350), his sale, Sotheby's, 5 June 1872, probably among lots 166-70; Hugh Gatty

Measurements and weight

Height: 178 mm
Width: 258 mm

Relative size of this object

25.8 m17.8 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1945) by Gatty, H. P. W.

Note

A study for the ceiling fresco in the Palazzo Costaguti, Rome, painted for Monsignor Costanzo Patrizi, treasurer to Pope Gregory XV

School or Style

Italian

Materials used in production

Light brown ink

Components of the work

Support: composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Pen and light brown ink on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Guercino
  • Location: Old mount
  • Text: B.D.
  • Location: Old mount

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 2737
Primary reference Number: 7458
Lugt: 350
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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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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Drawing" Web page available at: https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/7458 Accessed: 2021-10-20 05:28:52

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