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A seated male nude with arm outstretched: PD.96-1961

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A seated male nude with arm outstretched


Prud'hon, Pierre Paul (Draughtsman)


History note: Charles de Boisfremont (Lugt 353), his sale, Paris (Petit), 9 April 1870, lot 57; bt. Paul Casimir Périer, his sale, 26 April 1898, no. 66; Comte sale; with Thomas Agnew and Sons, from whom bought by Louis C.G. Clarke, 1911

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Bequeathed 1960.

Measurements and weight

Height: 462 mm
Width: 303 mm

Relative size of this object

30.3 m46.2 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

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Materials used in production

White chalk
Black chalk

Components of the work

Support: composed of paper ( blue (faded))

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Black and white chalk and stump on blue paper (faded)

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.96-1961
Primary reference Number: 6725
Lugt: 353
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 16 July 2021 Last processed: Friday 16 July 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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