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Study of a fallen man, resting on his hands, for the 'Age of Iron': PD.12-1956

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Titles

Study of a fallen man, resting on his hands, for the 'Age of Iron'

Maker(s)

Pietro da Cortona (Pietro Berrettini) (Draughtsman)

Notes

History note: The double-numbering collector; Sir E.J. Poynter; his sale, Sotheby's, 24 April 1918, part of lot 66; with Thomas Agnew & Sons; Charles B.O. Clarke; Louis C.G. Clarke, LL.D. (in 1935)

Measurements and weight

Height: 174 mm
Width: 309 mm

Relative size of this object

30.9 m17.4 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1956) by Clarke, Louis Colville Gray

School or Style

Italian

Materials used in production

Whitening
Black chalk

Components of the work

Support: composed of paper ( faded blue-grey)

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Black chalk with traces of white on faded blue-grey paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: cinquant' uno
  • Location: Below
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: 51
  • Location: Above
  • Method of creation: Ink

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.12-1956
Primary reference Number: 7267
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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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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Drawing" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/7267 Accessed: 2021-11-27 23:22:07

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