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A study of a nude male torso: 2099B-3

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

A study of a nude male torso

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Legros, Alphonse

Entities

Categories

Notes

History note: From the collection of Charles Ricketts, R.A. (1866-1931) and Charles Shannon, R.A. (1863-1937); on loan to the Museum from January 1933 to March 1937

Legal notes

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

Measurements and weight

Height: 228 mm
Width: 261 mm

Relative size of this object

26.1 m22.8 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Note

See also no. 2099B-2

School or Style

French

Materials used in production

Red chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Red chalk on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: A.L.
  • Location: Top right corner
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Signature

Identification numbers

Accession number: 2099B-3
Primary reference Number: 6523
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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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2023) "A study of a nude male torso" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/6523 Accessed: 2023-02-09 12:29:38

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