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View of Florence, from an album; view of city from a height with duomo at centre, hills beyond
Pen and brown ink, and grey wash
- Production date
- 17thC (circa)
Height: 241 millimetres
Width: 424 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- Italian XVIIc. Drawings formerly in this album, mounted at the time of acquisition, were registered 1963-11-9-24 to 31, see N. Turner, 'Italian Drawings in the BM, Roman Baroque Drawings', London, 1999, I, under no.175. The album contains chiefly 17thC Italian drawings and is covered with a 19thC binding, inscribed inside cover: "Broke Hall", label inscribed: "Book No.3/Chalks/Seventy five Chalk/Drawings &c".
- Not on display
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- Acquisition notes
- 4th Baron de Saumarez; by descent to 6th Baron de Saumarez; purchased from his sale by the BM through the Sotheby Fund in 1963.
From an album of chiefly 17th-century Italian drawings, with a 19th-century binding inscribed: "CHALKS"; on the back fly-leaf: "Broke Hall". Some drawings were mounted at the time of acquisition by the Museum (1963,1109.30-31, 1963,1109.26-27, 1963,1109.24-5 and 1963,1109.29); the rest were registered in 1988 (e.g. 1988,1105.91 (26))
Broke Hall and Shrublands, Suffolk, passed from the Middleton to the de Saumarez family on the marriage of Jane Anne Acton Vere Broke, daughter of Nathaniel Broke-Middelton, to James Vincent Saumarez, 4th Baron, in 1882.
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