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Head of a young man, looking upwards: 2114

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Head of a young man, looking upwards


Agnelo di Domenico del Mazziere (called the Master of Santo Spirito) (Draughtsman)


History note: Sir J. C. Robinson; Robinson Sale, Christie's, 12 May 1902, (lot 96), bt. Ricketts; Charles Ricketts and Charles Shannon (Lugt 506a); on loan to the Fitzwilliam Museum 1933-1937

Measurements and weight

Height: 199 mm
Width: 148 mm

Relative size of this object

14.8 m19.9 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

School or Style

Italian Florentine School

Materials used in production

White highlights

Components of the work

Support: composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Metalpoint, heightened with white on pale brown ground

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: gio belieno
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Brown ink
  • Inscription

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 2114
Primary reference Number: 7284
Lugt: 506a
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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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