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Drawing
  • Drawing
    Fontana, Giovanni Battista, born 1524 - died 1587
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Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (possibly, drawn)

  • Date:

    ca.1550-1587 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Fontana, Giovanni Battista, born 1524 - died 1587 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pen, washed with neutral tint and heightened with white

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.229

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case DG, shelf 13

Physical description

God seated upon a tomb, supported by two angels; Pen, washed with neutral tint and heightened with white.

Place of Origin

Italy (possibly, drawn)

Date

ca.1550-1587 (made)

Artist/maker

Fontana, Giovanni Battista, born 1524 - died 1587 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Pen, washed with neutral tint and heightened with white

Dimensions

Height: 6.3 in, Width: 4.7 in

Descriptive line

Fontana, Giovanni Battista; God seated upon a tomb, supported by two angels; Pen, washed with neutral tint and heightened with white; Venetian School; ca.1550-1587.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

DYCE COLLECTION. A Catalogue of the Paintings, Miniatures, Drawings, Engravings, Rings and Miscellaneous Objects Bequeathed by The Reverend Alexander Dyce. London : South Kensington Museum, 1874.

Materials

Pen

Techniques

Drawing; Wash technique; Heightening

Subjects depicted

Tomb; Angels

Categories

Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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