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Two headless torsos of children, one from in front, the other from behind and upside down, reclining or floating in the air: 904*2.f.25

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Two headless torsos of children, one from in front, the other from behind and upside down, reclining or floating in the air
Two studies of a child running to left

Maker(s)

Della Bella, Stefano (Draughtsman)

Notes

History note: Benjamin Fillon (1819-1881); undated, unprovenanced sale in France, lot 31; Hippolyte Destailleur (1882-1893); Charles Fairfax Murray (1849-1919)

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1917-12) by Murray, Charles Fairfax

Dating

Production date: circa AD 1640

School or Style

Italian Florentine School

Materials used in production

Brown ink

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper Leaf Size Height 102 mm Width 215 mm

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Pen and brown ink on laid paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 25
  • Location: Upper right
  • Method of creation: Brown ink
  • Text: No 21
  • Location: Verso, lower right
  • Method of creation: Black chalk

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Accession number: 904*2.f.25
Primary reference Number: 36353
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 20 May 2021 Last processed: Friday 21 May 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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