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A group of soldiers, after Michelangelo: 2617

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Current Location: In storage


A group of soldiers, after Michelangelo


Draughtsman: Pérez de Alesio, Mateo (Matteo da Lecce)




History note: The Marquis of Lansdowne; his sale, Sotheby's, 25 March 1920, lot 88; Sir Frank Brangwyn, R.A.

Measurements and weight

Height: 375 mm
Width: 207 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1943) by Brangwyn, Frank


Formerly ascribed to Daniele da Volterra (1501-1560)

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Materials used in production

Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( light brown)

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Black chalk on light brown paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: M.B.XXXV
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Ink

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 2617
Primary reference Number: 7298
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 16 July 2021 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

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

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