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Jan van der Straet

Cornelia, mother of the Gracchi and her female companions, 1562-1563
London, Jean-Luc Baroni Ltd.
Object information
Object category
drawing
Physical connection
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double sided drawing

Support/medium
blue paper, pen in brown ink, grey wash, heightened in white
Shape/dimensions
rectangle (portrait) 380 x 265 mm
hele blad
Signature/inscription
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  • inscription lower center: E il vano b[racchia] Alto 4.e mezo largho b[racchia] 2 e.mezo, manco / 6/8
    maataanduiding van het tapijt
Current attribution
Jan van der Straet
Date
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1562-1563 (1562 - 1563)
De tapijten werd geweven in 1563
Artistically related
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  • preliminary study for

    verloren gegaan tapijt in de serie van zes tapijten 'Beroemde Romeinse Vrouwen', in 1563 geweven voor de Sala delle Sabine in het Palazzo Vecchio in Florence

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Exhibitions and literature
Documentation
Entered on: 2002-09-02; Last modification: 2014-10-05

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