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Four putti: PD.166-1963.f.142

Object information

Titles

Four putti

Maker(s)

Bloemaert, Abraham (Draughtsman)

Description

Clockwise from upper left: view from below of back of putti, arms forward holding drapery, legs bent slightly backwards; view from below of putti, upside down, left arm held forward, right arm bent, legs twisted slightly to left; view from left and slightly behind, of putti, arms stretched forward; view from behind and above of putti, feet slightly to left, head slightly to right, both arms bent slightly forward.

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

White bodycolour
Black chalk
Red chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper Height 211 mm Width 180 mm
Leaf Height 397 mm Width 301 mm

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Red and black chalk with white highlights surrounded by ink line on laid paper stuck to album leaf, cut to reveal verso of support

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 138
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Brown ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.166-1963.f.142
Primary reference Number: 81628
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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