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The Martyrdom of St Margaret: PD.23-1959

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Current Location: In storage


The Martyrdom of St Margaret


Draughtsman: Tiepolo, Giovanni Battista




History note: J.S. Sargent, R.A., sold Christie's, 27 July 1925, lot 271, as 'Martyrdom of St Catherine'; bt. for 22 gns by A. Tooth for G.J.F. Knowles

Measurements and weight

Height: 246 mm
Width: 211 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1959-05) by Knowles, Guy John Fenton

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Materials used in production

Brown ink
Brown wash
Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen and light-brown ink, light brown wash, over traces of black chalk, on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: .... (used to hang in the passage / to Sargent's studio) / Execution of St Theresa (?)
  • Location: Old frame, verso
  • Method of creation: Label

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.23-1959
Primary reference Number: 7920
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 16 July 2021 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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