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Study of a male nude, bending forward, holding a staff: PD.118-1985

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Current Location: In storage


Study of a male nude, bending forward, holding a staff


Draughtsman: Faccini, Pietro (Attributed to)




History note: Sotheby's, 1983; with Kate Ganz Ltd.

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From the Biffen Fund.

Measurements and weight

Height: 277 mm
Width: 422 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1985) by Kate Ganz Ltd

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Materials used in production

Black chalk
White chalk
Grey wash

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( thick buff coloured)

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Charcoal over oiled black chalk and grey wash with traces of white chalk on thick buff coloured paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: B154A
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.118-1985
Primary reference Number: 7319
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 6 September 2021 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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