Skip to main content

Man standing holding a staff: 2133

An image of Drawing

Terms of use

These images are provided for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons License (BY-NC-ND). To license a high resolution version, please contact our image library who will discuss fees, terms and waivers.

Download this image

Creative commons explained - what it means, how you can use our's and other people's content.

Colours in this image

Alternative views

Object information


Man standing holding a staff
Rough drawing of a hand


Attributed to Zuccari, Federico (Draughtsman)


History note: Sir J.C. Robinson (Lugt 1433), sold Christie's, 13th May, 1902, lot 274, bought by Ricketts (as by Pordenone); Ricketts and Shannon Collection

Measurements and weight

Height: 214 mm
Width: 115 mm

Relative size of this object

11.5 m21.4 m What does this represent?

Relative size of this object is displayed using code inspired by Good Form and Spectacle's work on the British Museum's Waddeson Bequest website and their dimension drawer. They chose a tennis ball to represent a universally sized object, from which you could envisage the size of an object.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1937-03) by Shannon, Charles Haslewood

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black chalk
Red chalk

Components of the work

Support: composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Recto: black and red chalk verso: black chalk on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Pordenone
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Text: Zuccaro
  • Location: Bottom left, (old?) mount
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Text: A member of the Papal Guard
  • Location: Bottom left (old?) mount
  • Method of creation: Black ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: 2133
Primary reference Number: 8027
Lugt: 1433
Stable URI

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

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Drawing" Web page available at: Accessed: 2022-01-16 19:21:24

Citation for Wikipedia

To cite this record on Wikipedia you can use this code snippet:

{{cite web|url=|title=Drawing|author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2022-01-16 19:21:24|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

Bootstrap HTML code for reuse

<div class="text-center my-3"> <figure class="figure"> <img src="" alt="Man standing holding a staff" class="img-fluid" /> <figcaption class="figure-caption text-info">Man standing holding a staff</figcaption> </figure> </div>

Please enter your name as you would like to be addressed
Please enter your email address
The object accession number - this is prefilled
Please enter your query with as much detail as possible

More objects and works of art you might like

Four Plaques

Accession Number: C.124A-D-1961

Study of a man holding a double bass

Accession Number: PD.26-1947


Accession Number: E.W.42

Suggested products from Curating Cambridge

You might be interested in this...

Sign up for updates

Updates about future exhibitions and displays, family activities, virtual events & news. You'll be the first to know...

University of Cambridge Museums logo
Arts Council England Logo
Research England logo
The Technology Partnership logo
Brewin Dolphin Logo