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The Virgin and Child enthroned with St Peter, St Paul and St Augustine
Black chalk, on grey-green paper
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Height: 274 millimetres
Width: 191 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- As Philip Pouncey first pointed out, this is a study for Lomazzo's altarpiece in the Foppa chapel in San Marco in Milan painted in 1571. An earlier study in pen and ink for the same painting is in the Ambrosiana, Milan (see Bora).
Lit.: G. Bora, 'I disegni lombardi e genovesi del Cinquecento', Treviso, 1980, no. 22; J. Stock and D. Scrase, in exhib. cat., Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum, 'The Achievements of a Connoisseur. Philip Pouncey', 1985, no. 30; N. Turner, in exhib. cat., BM, 'The Study of Italian Drawings: The Contribution of Philip Pouncey', 1994, no. 96; G. Bora, '"Figure Quadrate": Modelli e figure naturali nelle fonti e nel disegno lombardo del secondo cinquecento', "Raccolta Vinciana", XXXVI, 2016, pp. 234-5, fig. 14.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
1985 Oct-Dec, Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum, 'Philip Pouncey', no. 30
1994, BM, 'The Study of Italian Drawings', no. 96
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- Acquisition notes
- 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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