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Two men wrestling: 2181

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Two men wrestling

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Rubens, Peter Paul

Entities

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Notes

History note: D' Argenville; Sir J.C. Robinson (Lugt 1433); sold Amsterdam, Muller, 20-21 November 1882, lot 182; Ricketts and Shannon

Legal notes

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

Measurements and weight

Height: 235 mm
Width: 366 mm

Relative size of this object

36.6 m23.5 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Note

Washes could be a later addition

School or Style

Flemish

Materials used in production

Brown wash
Whitening
Charcoal
Bistre
Yellow ochre

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( buff)

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Charcoal, pen and bistre ink, point of the brush, brown wash, heightened with white and yellow ochre on buff paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: J.C. Robinson / 1878
  • Location: On the backing
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: Potidone (?) 16
  • Location: On the backing
  • Method of creation: Graphite

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 2181
Primary reference Number: 5104
Lugt: 1433
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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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