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Study of hands: PD.134-1992

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Current Location: In storage


Study of hands


Draughtsman: Strozzi, Bernardo




History note: Zaccaria Sagrado, Venice; from the so-called 'Borghese' album (cf. Lugt. 2103a); with Hazlitt, Gooden and Fox

Legal notes

From the University Purchase and Bartlett funds.

Measurements and weight

Height: 261 mm
Width: 191 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1992) by Hazlitt, Gooden & Fox


A study for the hands of Europa in Strozzi's late painting of 'The Rape of Europa' (c. 1640-44) in the Narodowe Museum, Posen

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Materials used in production

Red chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Red chalk on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Ved
  • Location: Recto
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: P. G. No 1
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Brown ink

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.134-1992
Primary reference Number: 7877
Lugt: 2103a
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 16 July 2021 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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