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Study for a figure in 'The Adoration of the Golden Calf': 2248

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Current Location: In storage


Study for a figure in 'The Adoration of the Golden Calf'


Draughtsman: Tintoretto, Jacopo (Jacopo Robusti) (Attributed to)




History note: Ricketts and Shannon Collection

Legal notes

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

Measurements and weight

Height: 380 mm
Width: 217 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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

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Materials used in production

Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( buff)

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Charcoal on buff paper, squared for transfer in black chalk

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: in the same hand as nos. 2250, 2252-4 (see 2252)

  • Text: G. Tintorretto
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Brown ink

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 2248
Primary reference Number: 7943
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 7 June 2022 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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