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A man half kneeling, holding a staff: 2250

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Current Location: In storage


A man half kneeling, holding a staff


Draughtsman: Tintoretto, Jacopo (Jacopo Robusti)
Draughtsman: Tintoretto, Domenico (Domenico Robusti)




History note: Ricketts and Shannon Collection

Legal notes

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

Measurements and weight

Height: 245 mm
Width: 218 mm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

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


More probably Domenico Tintoretto.

School or Style

Venetian School

Materials used in production

Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

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

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: same hand as nos. 2248, 2252, 2253-4

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

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 2250
Primary reference Number: 7945
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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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