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Two horsemen: PD.121-1961

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Current Location: In storage


Two horsemen


Leonardo da Vinci




History note: Sir Peter Lely (Lugt 2092); Jonathan Richardson Sr (Lugt 2183); George Hibbert; the Hon. A. Holland-Hibbert, his sale, Sotheby's, 29 June 1926, lot 17; bought by Thomas Agnew & Sons for Charles B.O. Clarke, by whom bequeathed in 1935 to Grace Clarke; Louis C.G. Clarke, LLD, by 1952

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Bequeathed by Louis C.G. Clarke 1960, received 1961

Measurements and weight

Height: 143 mm
Width: 128 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1961) by Clarke, Louis Colville Gray


Production date: after AD 1481

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Materials used in production

Brown ink
Pink wash

Components of the work

Support composed of prepared paper ( the sheet cut from a larger one; the upper corners cut diagonally)

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Metalpoint, reinforced with pen and brown ink, on a pinkish prepared surface

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.121-1961
Primary reference Number: 7505
Lugt: 2092
Lugt: 2183
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 16 July 2021 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

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

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