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Sheet of Studies: Two heads of a youth; two studies of open books, one held by hands with a martyr's palm; four studies of hands, one raised in blessing, two holding a chalice: 2038b

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Sheet of Studies: Two heads of a youth; two studies of open books, one held by hands with a martyr's palm; four studies of hands, one raised in blessing, two holding a chalice

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Cesi, Bartolomeo

Entities

Categories

Notes

History note: Charles Ricketts, R.A., and Charles Shannon, R.A.; on loan to the Museum from 1933-1937

Legal notes

The Ricketts and Shannon Collection. Bequeathed by Charles Shannon, 1937

Measurements and weight

Height: 295 mm
Width: 192 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1937) by Shannon, Charles Haslewood

Note

Formerly attributed to Andrea Boscoli (1550-1606).

School or Style

Italian

Materials used in production

White chalk
Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( light brown, laid down)

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Red and black chalk, heightened with white on light brown paper, laid down

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: no 26 Dominic
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: no. 26
  • Location: Lower right, below
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: Domenichino
  • Location: Old mount, lower right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: X/2/ / 2/2/-
  • Location: Old mount, lower right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: E
  • Location: Old mount, lower right
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Text: Small drawings by Domenichino are rare / because he usually made studies of life size
  • Location: Verso, old mount
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: Domenichino / apparently studies for his Communion / of St Jerome although he changed the / proportions in the picture rare
  • Location: Verso, old mount
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: V/2/-/2/3/-
  • Location: Verso, old mount
  • Method of creation: Graphite

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 2038b
Primary reference Number: 7246
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 7 June 2022 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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