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Studies of hands, clasped in prayer: PD.158-1963

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Current Location: In storage


Studies of hands, clasped in prayer


Draughtsman: Barocci, Federico (Follower of)




History note: N.Hone (Lugt 2793); Ingram (Lugt 1405a)

Measurements and weight

Height: 284 mm
Width: 231 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1963) by Ingram, Bruce Stirling, Sir

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Materials used in production

White chalk
Brown chalk
Black chalk
Red chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( blue, laid down)

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Black, red, white and brown chalks on blue paper, laid down

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Bloemaert
  • Location: Lower right edge
  • Method of creation: Brown ink
  • Text: 228
  • Location: Old mount
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: Flemish and Dutch School
  • Location: Mount, verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.158-1963
Primary reference Number: 7066
Lugt: 2793
Lugt: 1405a
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 16 July 2021 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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