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Kneeling male figure with standing male figure behind: PD.166-1963.f.100

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Kneeling male figure with standing male figure behind


Draughtsman: Bloemaert, Abraham




Kneeling long-haired nude male figure viewed from behind, with left arm supporting, right arm attempting to raise body. Second male figure, standing, facing the first with arms drawn across body to left.


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

White bodycolour

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper Height 213 mm Width 170 mm
Leaf Height 397 mm Width 301 mm

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Graphite and white bodycolour, surrounded by graphite and ruled 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: 96
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Brown ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.166-1963.f.100
Primary reference Number: 81572
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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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