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Four heads: PD.166-1963.f.29

Object information

Titles

Four heads

Maker(s)

Bloemaert, Abraham (Draughtsman)

Description

From left to right, top to bottom: youthful head, in profile to right, tilted slightly; old man's head in left profile; old man's head, turned three-quarters to left; full face, looking down (v. similar to head, lower right f.18).

Notes

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

School or Style

Dutch

Materials used in production

Black ink
Brown wash
White bodycolour
Graphite

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper Height 213 mm Width 175 mm
Leaf Height 397 mm Width 301 mm

Techniques used in production

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

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 25
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Brown ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.166-1963.f.29
Primary reference Number: 81414
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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