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Study of a stooping male figure, seen from behind, on clouds: 2244

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Current Location: In storage

Titles

Study of a stooping male figure, seen from behind, on clouds

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Tiepolo, Giovanni Battista

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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 1914, part of lot 49; E. Parsons; Charles Ricketts R.A. and Charles Shannon R.A.

Legal notes

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

Measurements and weight

Height: 211 mm
Width: 170 mm

Relative size of this object

17 m21.1 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

School or Style

Italian

Materials used in production

Light-brown wash
Light-brown ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Pen and light-brown ink, light-brown wash, on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 10 (cf. 2243 & PD.20-1959)
  • Location: Lower left

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 2244
Primary reference Number: 7897
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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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