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Two heads of young men, bust length: 23.I.5-58

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Current Location: In storage


Two heads of young men, bust length
The coat of arms of the Orsini (Ursin) family between two figures representing Faith and Justice


Draughtsman: Brizio, Francesco (Attributed to)
Printmaker: Brizio, Francesco
Draughtsman: Carracci, Lodovico (After)




The shield of the coat of arms (Les Armes de la famille Ursin), engraved by Brizio after L. Carracci, has been cut away and the drawing is set into the empty space.

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Height: ? mm
Width: ? mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1816) by Fitzwilliam, Richard, 7th Viscount


Circa 1610 - Circa 1615

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Materials used in production

Brown ink
Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Engraving : Pen and brown ink on paper
Drawing (image-making)

Identification numbers

Accession number: 23.I.5-58
Primary reference Number: 7202
Bartsch: 18
Illustrated Bartsch: 18 (263)
Illustrated Bartsch Commentary: 4003.037
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 15 October 2021 Last processed: Friday 15 October 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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