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Young man leaning on a spade, holding a branch of a tree: 3123

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Young man leaning on a spade, holding a branch of a tree


Rosa, Salvator (Draughtsman)


History note: J. Richardson Senior (1665-1745) (Lugt 2183) ; Clough, G.T.

Measurements and weight

Height: 157 mm
Width: 112 mm

Relative size of this object

11.2 m15.7 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1913-02) by Clough, G.T.

School or Style

Italian Neapolitan School

Materials used in production

Brown ink
Brown wash

Components of the work

Support: composed of paper ( stuck down)

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen and brown ink, brown wash, on paper, stuck down

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: by Richardson

  • Text: Salvator Rosa
  • Location: Mount
  • Method of creation: Ink

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 3123
Primary reference Number: 7816
Lugt: 2183
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 16 July 2021 Last processed: Friday 16 July 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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