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Six studies of feet and legs: PD.166-1963.f.73

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Six studies of feet and legs


Draughtsman: Bloemaert, Abraham




Six studies from top left to right, top to bottom: right leg slightly bent, viewed from above (pen and brown ink with black chalk); left leg slightly bent, viewed from below, sole of foot visible (as previous); extended right leg viewed from left side (pen and brown ink, black, red and white chalk); sole and ankle of left foot (pen and brown ink, black and white chalk); straight right leg viewed from front-left (as previous); straight right leg viewed from similar angle as preceeding drawing (pen and brown ink with black chalk).


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


Materials used in production

Brown ink
White chalk
Red chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper Height 223 mm Width 154 mm
Leaf Height 397 mm Width 301 mm

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen and brown ink, graphite, white and red chalk surrounded by ruled graphite and brown ink lines on laid paper, stuck to album leaf which has been cut to show the verso of the support

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 69
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Brown ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.166-1963.f.73
Primary reference Number: 81476
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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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