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Study of a seated male nude: 2253

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Object information


Study of a seated male nude
Sketch repeated but reversed


Tintoretto, Jacopo (Jacopo Robusti) (Draughtsman)


History note: Sir Joshua Reynolds (Lugt 2364); Charles Ricketts and Charles Shannon; on loan to the Fitzwilliam Museum 1933-1937

Measurements and weight

Height: 301 mm
Width: 207 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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


Sketch verso perhaps traced through from the recto.

School or Style

Italian Venetian School

Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support: composed of paper ( buff)

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Charcoal on buff paper, squared for enlargement and transfer

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: this the same hand as on many drawings by Tintoretto or his school

  • Text: G. Tint (oretto)
  • Location: Lower right-hand corner
  • Method of creation: Ink

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 2253
Primary reference Number: 7953
Lugt: 2364
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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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