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A Male academy: PD.56-1998

Object information

Current Location: In storage


A Male academy


Draughtsman: Preissler, Johann Martin



Measurements and weight

Height: 494 mm
Width: 409 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1998) by Thomas Williams Fine Art Ltd


Production date: AD 1751-12 : Watermark: Stasbough Lily with WR beneath and the countermark, I VILLEDARY.

School or Style

German School

Materials used in production

Black chalk
Red chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Red chalk over black chalk on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: DessinĂ© par J.M. Preissler au mois de Decembre 1751
  • Location: Lower left
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Decembre 1751
  • Location: Lower left
  • Type: Date

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.56-1998
Primary reference Number: 5975
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 9 April 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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