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Study for the figure of Phidias in 'The Apotheosis of Homer': PD.75-1961

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Current Location: In storage


Study for the figure of Phidias in 'The Apotheosis of Homer'


Draughtsman: Ingres, Jean Auguste Dominique




History note: Madrazo; E.F. Haro (Lugt 1241); Comtesse de BĂ©hague, sold, Sotheby's, 29 June 1926, lot 95, repr.; Charles B.O. Clarke; Louis C.G. Clarke

Measurements and weight

Height: 398 mm
Width: 213 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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

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Support composed of paper ( buff)

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Graphite and bodycolour on buff paper

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  • Text: Ingres
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Signature

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.75-1961
Primary reference Number: 6468
Lugt: 1241
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 27 November 2023 Last processed: Monday 27 November 2023

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

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