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Five studies of female heads and study of right hand holding drapery between fingertips: PD.166-1963.f.131

Object information

Titles

Five studies of female heads and study of right hand holding drapery between fingertips

Maker(s)

Bloemaert, Abraham (Draughtsman)

Description

From left to right, top to bottom: profile to right of female head and neck, with head cloth; profile to right of female head, hair plaited, wearing a head cloth; front-right view of female head, wearing a bonnet, eyes downcast; right hand gripping drapery between forefingers and thumb; bust-length study of female head and neck, ?cape about shoulders, hair in braids, turned slightly to left and eyes downcast; front-right view of female head with scarf, turned slightly to left.

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

Brown ink
Brown wash
White bodycolour
Graphite

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper Height 219 mm Width 156 mm
Leaf Height 397 mm Width 301 mm

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen and brown ink, brown wash with graphite and some white, within graphite and ruled ink lines on laid paper, stuck to album leaf, cut to show verso of support which bears slight red chalk offset

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 127
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Brown ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.166-1963.f.131
Primary reference Number: 81617
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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