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Two male nude studies: 2052

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Two male nude studies

Maker(s)

Painter: Etty, William

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Notes

History note: Sir Herbert Thompson, Bart, his (anon.) sale, Christie's, 16 July 1904 (27), bt. Ricketts; Charles Ricketts, R.A., and C.H. Shannon, R.A.; on loan to the Fitzwilliam Museum, 1933-7

Legal notes

The Ricketts and Shannon Collection. Bequeathed by Charles Shannon, 1937

Measurements and weight

Depth: 4.3 cm
Height: 53.6 cm
Width: 62.2 cm
Width: 92.2 cm

Relative size of this object

92.2 cm53.6 cm4.3 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1937) by Shannon, Charles Haslewood

Dating

Circa 1818 CE - 1820 CE

School or Style

British

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( laid onto canvas)
Frame Height 82.3 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: LEEDS. 1905. Dicksee & Co..
  • Location: Verso, frame
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Label
  • Text: 2717
  • Location: Verso, on frame
  • Method of creation: MS, green paper
  • Type: Label
  • Text: C.K. Ricketts, Lansdowne House, Lansdowne Rd..
  • Location: Verso, frame
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: 163.Z (?)
  • Location: Verso, stretcher
  • Type: Stencil
  • Text: M3
  • Location: Verso, stretcher
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: 27/2 (191)
  • Location: Verso, stretcher
  • Method of creation: Chalk
  • Text: July 16-04. This was called "Property of a Gentleman", & was Lot 27, by Etty. Bt. Ricketts £1.11.6
  • Location: Verso, stretcher
  • Method of creation: Chalk
  • Text: D
  • Location: Verso, stretcher
  • Method of creation: Chalk
  • Text: 177 AT
  • Location: Verso, stretcher
  • Method of creation: Chalk
  • Type: Stencil
  • Text: 16
  • Location: Verso, stretcher
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: X
  • Location: Verso, canvas
  • Method of creation: Paint
  • Text: 76/1 (somewhat erased)
  • Location: Verso, canvas
  • Method of creation: Chalk
  • Text: ...6 (somewhat erased)
  • Location: Verso, canvas
  • Method of creation: Chalk
  • Text: 177 AT (=Anon. sale (Sir Herbert Thompson). Christie's, 16 July 1904) Lot 27 was two male studies by Etty, bt. Ricketts for 1 1/2 gns
  • Location: Verso
  • Type: Stencil
  • Text: 163 Z (Christie's cannot identify this in this form)
  • Location: Verso
  • Type: Stencil

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: 2052
Primary reference Number: 869
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 7 June 2022 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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