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A young disabled boy: PD.41-1961

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


A young disabled boy


Draughtsman: Bol, Ferdinand




History note: Barron Grahame, 1878 (not identifiable in Grahame Sale, Christie's, 15 March 1878); Sir E.J. Poynter (Lugt 874, his sale, Sotheby's, 25 April 1918, lot 277, repr. (with reference to Grahame provenance), bt. Agnew for C.B.O. Clarke (£110); Louis C.G. Clarke

Legal notes

Bequeathed 1960.

Measurements and weight

Height: 141 mm
Width: 106 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1961) by Clarke, Louis Colville Gray


Formerly attributed to Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn; attribution to Bol suggested by Schatborn, 1996

School or Style


Materials used in production

Brown ink
Brown wash

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen and brown ink, brown wash, on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Rt. (the 't' appearing as superscript) (in a later hand)
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.41-1961
Primary reference Number: 5032
Lugt: 874
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 6 December 2023 Last processed: Wednesday 6 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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