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Head of a bearded man wearing a pointed cap in profile to right: 4022

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Current Location: In storage


Head of a bearded man wearing a pointed cap in profile to right
Study of the muscles in a man's back; a grotesque head; a putto


Draughtsman: Giulio Romano (Giulio Pippi) (Workshop of)




History note: J.Pz. Zoomer (Lugt 1511); Frank Brangwyn

Measurements and weight

Height: 274 mm
Width: 186 mm

Relative size of this object

18.6 m27.4 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1943) by Brangwyn, Frank

School or Style

Florentine School

Materials used in production

Black ink
Brown ink
Black wash
Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Recto: pen and brown ink over traces of black chalk, a line of black wash borders it on all sides verso: pen and brown ink; pen and black ink; black chalk on laid paper

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Lugt 1511

  • Text: Baccio Bandinelli
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Brown ink
  • Text: 8551
  • Location: Old mount, verso (now in artist's file)
  • Method of creation: Brown ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: 4022
Primary reference Number: 7060
Lugt: 1511
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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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