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A sheet of figure studies: 3121

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Current Location: In storage


A sheet of figure studies
An arm and part of a torso


Draughtsman: Gargiulo, Domenico (Micco Spadaro)



Measurements and weight

Height: 190 mm
Width: 239 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1862) by VanSittart, Augustus Arthur

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Materials used in production

Brown ink
Grey-brown wash
Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( top right a section of the drawing cut out and replaced with another piece of paper on which are drawn studies of hands in black chalk)

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Recto: pen and brown ink, grey brown wash, over black chalk, on paper verso of added section of paper: brown ink

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Sal.Rosa
  • Location: Old mount
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: Sal.Rosa
  • Location: Old mount, verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: 8564
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: 3121
Primary reference Number: 7381
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 16 July 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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