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An Angel

Reni, Guido (draughtsman)


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Title/s

An Angel


Maker/s

Reni, Guido attributed to (draughtsman) [ULAN info: Italian artist, 1575-1642]

Category

drawing

Name

drawing

School/Style

Italian

Technique Description

pen and brown ink over red chalk, with slight traces of wash, on paper

Dimensions

height: 190 mm
width: 118 mm

Provenance

given: The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum 1958-11-21 (Filtered for: Paintings, Drawings and Prints)

John Skippe (1742-1812) who presumably purchased it together with the rest of his collection from a Monastery in Venice, c. 1773; the collection passed by inheritance, after his death, to the Martin family; the drawings were inherited by James Martin's son early in the 19th century and eventually passed, after having been inherited by successive members of the Martin family, to Edward Holland, through the latter's mother; upon the death of Edward Holland in 1916 they passed, subject to the life interest of his sister, Mrs Rayner-Wood, to Edward Holland-Martin, his nephew; sold at Christie's, 21 November 1958, lot 177e, bt. by Colnaghi's on behalf of the Friends of the Fitzwilliam for 42 gns., together with four other drawings, from which two were retained (PD.65-1958, Isaac Oliver, and PD.66-1958, Follower of Guido Reni) (purchase price: £46 6s 0d)

Notes

Engraved in chiaroscuro woodcut by Skippe with the inscription 'F.P. [i.e.Francesco Parmigianino]'. An example is in the Museum, given by R.Holland-Martin in 1925.

Material/s

brown ink (medium)
red chalk (medium)
wash (medium)
paper (support)

Accession Number

PD.67-1958 (Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(Reference Number: 7780; Input Date: 2000-06-19 / Last Edit: 2011-07-22)

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