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Six studies of feet and two heads: PD.166-1963.f.21

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Six studies of feet and two heads


Draughtsman: Bloemaert, Abraham




From left to right, top to bottom: left foot; right foot seen from below (brown wash); left foot; right foot and ankle; left foot; right foot pointing down; female head, rear three-quarter, to right; female head seen from back.


History note: Thomas Dawson, Baron Dartrey (1725-1813) [Bookplate]; ?Richard Thomas Dawson; William Esdaile; C. Fairfax Murray, sold Sotheby's, 2-3 December 1920, lot 156, bt. Reader; / Anon. Sale, Sotheby's, 30 April 1937, lot 22, bt. Colnaghi for Sir Bruce Ingram (£90.0.0)

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1963) by Ingram, Bruce Stirling, Sir

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Materials used in production

Black ink
Brown wash

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper Height 182 mm Width 148 mm
Leaf Height 397 mm Width 301 mm

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen and black ink over traces of graphite with some brown wash, surrounded by ruled black ink line, on laid paper, stuck to album leaf

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 17
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Brown ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.166-1963.f.21
Primary reference Number: 81406
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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