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Two standing, draped female figures: PD.166-1963.f.121

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Two standing, draped female figures


Draughtsman: Bloemaert, Abraham




Left-hand figure: right side view of standing female figure, head turned to right, calves bared. Right-hand figure: frontal view of standing, draped female figure, wearing a head turned to left and tilted slightly upwards, right arm resting upon left shoulder of left-hand figure.


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
Brown wash
White bodycolour
Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper Height 218 mm Width 161 mm
Leaf Height 397 mm Width 301 mm

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen and brown ink, brown wash, black chalk and highlights in white, surrounded on three sides by two graphite lines and by ruled ink line on laid paper, stuck to album leaf

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 117
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Brown ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.166-1963.f.121
Primary reference Number: 81601
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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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