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Head of a bearded man: 2142

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Head of a bearded man

Maker(s)

Attributed to Procaccini, Camillo (Draughtsman)

Notes

History note: Charles Ricketts and Charles Shannon

Legal notes

The Ricketts and Shannon Collection. Bequeathed by Charles Shannon, 1937

Measurements and weight

Height: 375 mm
Width: 247 mm

Relative size of this object

24.7 m37.5 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Note

Previously attributed to Guido Reni (Ricketts)

School or Style

Italian

Materials used in production

Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Black chalk on paper

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 2142
Primary reference Number: 7742
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 7 June 2022 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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