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Study of a male nude, seated on clouds, seen from below, right arm raised: 2238

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Titles

Study of a male nude, seated on clouds, seen from below, right arm raised

Maker(s)

Tiepolo, Giovanni Battista (Draughtsman)

Notes

History note: Count Algarotti-Corniani; Edward Cheney, his sale Sotheby's, 29 April 1885, part of lot 1042; E. Parsons; Irish Collection; William Fagg of Sydenham; B.T.Batsford; Christie's 14 July, part of lot 49; E.Parsons; Charles Ricketts, R.A., and Charles Shannon, R.A.

Measurements and weight

Height: 277 mm
Width: 192 mm

Relative size of this object

19.2 m27.7 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1937-03) by Shannon, Charles Haslewood

School or Style

Italian

Materials used in production

Brown ink
Brown wash

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( stuck down on another sheet of paper)

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Pen and dark-brown ink, dark-brown wash on paper, stuck down on another sheet of paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 35
  • Location: Lower left-hand corner
  • Method of creation: Brown ink

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 2238
Primary reference Number: 7886
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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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