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Seated male nude: 2251

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Object information

Titles

Seated male nude
Study of a male nude from behind

Maker(s)

Tintoretto, Jacopo (Jacopo Robusti) (Draughtsman)

Notes

History note: Charles Ricketts and Charles Shannon; on loan to the Museum from 1933

Measurements and weight

Height: 242 mm
Width: 174 mm

Relative size of this object

17.4 m24.2 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Note

The drawing on the verso is very faint, and it has not proved possibl to associate it with any extant painting.

School or Style

Italian

Materials used in production

Black chalk
Charcoal

Components of the work

Support: composed of paper ( faded buff)

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Recto: charcoal squared diagonally for transfer in black chalk verso: charcoal on faded buff paper

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: partly cut

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

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 2251
Primary reference Number: 7948
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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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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Drawing" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/7948 Accessed: 2022-01-22 15:05:02

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