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Portrait of the artist: PD.7-1965

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Portrait of the artist
Studies of naked figures, a reclining river god, dolphins, the upper part of a male torso, part of the profile of a face turned to left


Follower of Beccafumi, Domenico (Draughtsman)


From the same dismembered sketch-book as PD.8-1965.


History note: John Barnard; George(?) Hibbert; Coghlan Brisco, from whom acquired Dr William M. Crofton; sold Christie's, 7 July 1959, part of lot 95; Thomas Agnew and Son, from whom purchased

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1965) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum


Production date: before AD/CE 1513 : Sanminiatelli lists it among the drawings that he believes can be dated before 1513, and some before 1510.

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Materials used in production

Brown ink
Brown wash
Black chalk
Red chalk

Components of the work

Support: composed of paper Paper: Height 221 mm Width 150 mm

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Recto: black and red chalk verso: pen and brown ink and brown wash, on paper

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.7-1965
Primary reference Number: 7086
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 16 July 2021 Last processed: Friday 16 July 2021

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

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