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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1895,0915.1400

  • Description

    The Phrygian Sibyl, formerly in an album; whole-length standing to front, wearing a hat, her right hand raised, a book held in the other Pen and brown ink, with brown and pink wash, heightened with white (partly oxidised)

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1470-1524
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 223 millimetres
    • Width: 132 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Inscribed: "PHRY=/GIA"
  • Curator's comments

    For other drawings in the album, see also 1895,0915.74 to 85. Lit.: J.C. Robinson, 'Descriptive Catalogue of Drawings by the Old Masters, forming the Collection of John Malcolm of Poltalloch, Esq.', London, 1876, Appendix I, no. 26; A.E. Popham and P. Pouncey, 'Italian drawings in the BM, the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries', London, 1950, I, no. 84, II, pl. LXXVII (with previous literature)

    Popham & Pouncey 1950
    Please see 1895,0915.1390 for curatorial comment

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  • Bibliography

    • Popham & Pouncey 1950 84 bibliographic details
    • JCR App.1, 26 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (Italian Roy XVc)

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1895

  • Acquisition notes

    Anonymous Italian Collector [cfr. supra, P+P 80]. Popham & Pouncey 1950 Please see 1895,0915.1390 for further comments

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1895,0915.1400

The Phrygian Sibyl, formerly in an album; WL standing to front, wearing a hat, her r hand raised, a book held in the other Pen and brown ink, with brown and pink wash, heightened with white (partly oxidised)

The Phrygian Sibyl, formerly in an album; WL standing to front, wearing a hat, her r hand raised, a book held in the other Pen and brown ink, with brown and pink wash, heightened with white (partly oxidised)

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