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A sheet of studies of hands: PD.346-1963

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Current Location: In storage


A sheet of studies of hands


Draughtsman: Gheyn, Jacob II de




History note: ?P de Haan et al, sold 9 Marh 1767, Amsterdam, no.134, with nos. 133 and 135 to Gildemeester for f 1:6; P. Grange; with Colnaghi's; bt. Ingram (Lugt 1405a)

Measurements and weight

Height: 83 mm
Width: 138 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1963) by Ingram, Bruce Stirling, Sir


Production date: circa AD 1603 : Judson dates this drawing as above


The technique is unusual

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Materials used in production

Grey wash
Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Black chalk, brush with grey wash, on paper

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.346-1963
Primary reference Number: 4659
Lugt: 1405a
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 16 July 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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