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A sheet of figure studies: 3018

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

A sheet of figure studies
Studies of horses and a male figure, same technique

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Spranger, Bartholomaeus

Entities

Categories

Measurements and weight

Height: 294 mm
Width: 203 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1862) by VanSittart, Augustus Arthur

School or Style

Flemish

Materials used in production

Whitening
Red chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of card ( carta azzura, faded, laid down)

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Red chalk, heightened with white (partly oxidised) of faded carta azzura, laid down

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 33
  • Location: Upper right
  • Method of creation: Brown ink

Inscription present: in a 16th C. or 17th C. hand

  • Text: Palma
  • Location: Verso, above the studies
  • Method of creation: Chalk
  • Text: MAngelo Buaroti (*a photocopy is in the file)
  • Location: Verso of old backing (now replaced and destroyed, *
  • Method of creation: Brown ink
  • Text: 402
  • Location: Verso of old backing
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: Baccio Bandinelli (erased)
  • Location: Verso of old backing
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: M A Buanorotti [sic]
  • Location: Verso of old backing
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: Tintoretto
  • Location: Verso of old backing
  • Method of creation: Brown ink
  • Text: Buonarotti (faded)
  • Location: Verso of old backing
  • Method of creation: Brown ink
  • Text: I.15
  • Location: Verso of old backing
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: 3018
Primary reference Number: 5260
Stable URI

Audit data

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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