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The head of a rider, mauled by a lion, after Rubens: 2184

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

The head of a rider, mauled by a lion, after Rubens

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Jordaens, Jacob

Entities

Categories

Notes

History note: Ricketts and Shannon; on loan to the Museum from 1933

Legal notes

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

Measurements and weight

Height: 220 mm
Width: 246 mm

Relative size of this object

24.6 m22 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Note

Formerly assigned to Sir Peter Paul Rubens

School or Style

Flemish

Materials used in production

White chalk
Black chalk
Red chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

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

Identification numbers

Accession number: 2184
Primary reference Number: 4752
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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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