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Studies after Antique statuary (fragments): 2978

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Current Location: In storage


Studies after Antique statuary (fragments)


Draughtsman: Unknown




History note: From the collection of J. Richardson Sr. (1665-1745) (Lugt 2984); the Rev. Thomas Kerrich (1748-1828)

Legal notes

Bequeathed by the Rev. R. E. Kerrich 1872 (received 1873)

Measurements and weight

Height: 294 mm
Width: 212 mm

Relative size of this object

21.2 m29.4 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1873) by Kerrich, Richard Edward

School or Style

Roman School

Materials used in production

White chalk
Bistre-brown wash
Black chalk

Techniques used in production

Pen and ink : Black chalk, pen and ink, bistre-brown wash, heightened with white (partly oxidised) on blue-green paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Poll.
  • Location: Recto
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: Antonio Pollaiulo
  • Location: Mount
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: H 46 / L. 66. / BB.46. / ZK41. ZI.93. Za
  • Location: Verso

Identification numbers

Accession number: 2978
Primary reference Number: 6939
Lugt: 2984
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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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