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Study of two Saints: PD.2-2003

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Study of two Saints

Maker(s)

Polidoro da Caravaggio (Polidoro Caldara) (Draughtsman)

Notes

History note: P-J Mariette [Lugt 1852]; sale, Sotheby's, 20 July 1960, part of lot 5; Hans Calmann; Philip Pouncey, acquired from her executors [withdrawn from sale at Sotheby's, New York, 21 January 2003, lot 2]

Legal notes

Given through Cambridge in America, 2002, received 2003.

Measurements and weight

Height: 202 mm
Width: 115 mm

Relative size of this object

11.5 m20.2 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2003) by Fisch, Mark

School or Style

Italian

Materials used in production

Brown ink
Brown wash
White bodycolour
Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen and brown ink, brown wash, over black chalk, heightened with white, bordered on all sides by a line of brown wash, on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 11
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Brown ink

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.2-2003
Primary reference Number: 82802
Lugt: 1852
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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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