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Two diagrams of the human form with radii of movement indicated; sketches of elbow, hip and spine, and knee: 832/7.f.4

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Titles

Two diagrams of the human form with radii of movement indicated; sketches of elbow, hip and spine, and knee

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Flaxman, John

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1916-12) by Murray, Charles Fairfax

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Grey ink
Graphite

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper
Leaf Height 230 mm Width 169 mm

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Pen and grey ink with graphite on laid paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 3
  • Location: Upper left
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: Fig. 2
  • Location: Upper left of centre
  • Method of creation: Grey ink
  • Text: Tab 2
  • Location: Upper right
  • Method of creation: Grey ink
  • Text: 4
  • Location: Upper right corner
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: No. 2
  • Location: To left of upper figure
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: 5 Joints of / the loins / bent
  • Location: To right of spine-hip diagram
  • Method of creation: Grey ink
  • Text: outside of the / Elbow Straight; same view / bent
  • Location: Below diagrams '4' and '5' respectively
  • Method of creation: Grey ink
  • Text: No 2
  • Location: To left of lower figure
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: 2
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: Outside of the knee / straight
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Grey ink
  • Text: Do bent
  • Location: Bottom right
  • Method of creation: Grey ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: 832/7.f.4
Primary reference Number: 38513
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 20 May 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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