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Male Negro in full-length green (shot gold) robe, British School

Image attached to PD.995-1975

An image of Male Negro in full-length green (shot gold) robe, fur trimmed, over coloured 'skirt' and pink shirt with blue and white cummerbund, a gold trimmed conical 'hat' Kizlar Aga: Chief Black Eunuch. Unknown draughtsman, British. Watercolour and bodycolour with some gold on chain paper, height 309 mm, width 204 mm, after 1803. Production  Note: re-attrib. to Turkey?

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Male Negro in full-length green (shot gold) robe, fur trimmed, over coloured 'skirt' and pink shirt with blue and white cummerbund, a gold trimmed conical 'hat' Kizlar Aga: Chief Black Eunuch. Unknown draughtsman, British. Watercolour and bodycolour with some gold on chain paper, height 309 mm, width 204 mm, after 1803. Production Note: re-attrib. to Turkey?

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  • Accession Number: PD.995-1975
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/9.5
  • Focal length: 80
  • Camera: Hasselblad H3DII-31
  • Photographer name: Michael Jones
  • Image height: 1025 pixels
  • Image width: 684 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.0 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 515.60kB
  • Exposure time: 1/125
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 95/10

Key words

19th Century black bodycolour British School clothes clothing conical hat costume cummerbund drawing eunuch fashion figure studies figures Fitz_PDP full length fur collar fur lined fur trimmed furs green hats male pink pointed hat robes shoes study watercolour

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