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Scene of sacrifice: 2838

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Scene of sacrifice

Maker(s)

After Polidoro da Caravaggio (Polidoro Caldara) (Draughtsman)

Notes

History note: Brangwyn, Frank

Measurements and weight

Height: 180 mm
Width: 154 mm

Relative size of this object

15.4 m18 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1943) by Brangwyn, Frank

Note

Both recto and verso are copies after the part of the façade decoration of the Palazzo Gaddi, in Rome, immediately to the left of the main entrance.

School or Style

Italian

Materials used in production

Light brown ink
Pinkish brown wash

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

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

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Corregio
  • Location: Recto
  • Method of creation: Ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: 2838
Primary reference Number: 7728
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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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