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The Virgin and Child with St Anne, in a niche, and two kneeling monks in the foreground
Pen and brown ink, over black and red chalk, on pink prepared paper
Verso: Two studies of the Virgin and Child with St Anne
Pen and brown ink, on pink prepared paper
- Production date
Height: 210 millimetres
Width: 152 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- The studies on this sheet do not relate to any known painting. Rust anchors the attribution and dating to the 'Meeting of the Golden Gate' completed by Tamagni in 1528, noting similarities with two preparatory drawings for that picture in the BM (1895,0915.472 and 473).
Watermark: a device
Lit.: D.E. Rust, 'The Drawings of Vincenzo Tamagni da San Gimignano', Report and Studies in the History of Art, II, 1968, p. 87, no. B21.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Purchased by Popham from Max de Beer using funds put at his disposal at the winding-up of the Vasari Society.
This item has an uncertain or incomplete provenance for the years 1933-45. The British Museum welcomes information and assistance in the investigation and clarification of the provenance of all works during that era.
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