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Study for the head of a weeping woman: 2080

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Study for the head of a weeping woman

Maker(s)

Jordaens, Jacob (Draughtsman)

Legal notes

The Ricketts and Shannon Collection. Bequeathed by Charles Shannon, 1937

Measurements and weight

Height: 127 mm
Width: 127 mm

Relative size of this object

12.7 m12.7 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1937) by Shannon, Charles Haslewood

Dating

Production date: AD 1650

Note

A life-study for the head of the mourning Virgin Mary, connected with Jordaens' various versions of the Lamentation over the Dead Christ of c.1650

School or Style

Flemish

Materials used in production

Whitening
Black chalk
Red chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( brown)

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Black and red chalk, heightened with white, on brown paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Jac. Jordaens
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: 2080
Primary reference Number: 4751
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 7 June 2022 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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