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Two seated figures after Donatello's 'Entombment' on the North Pulpit of S. Lorenzo Florence; The right arm, torso and right leg of a male nude: PD.207-1985.f3

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Two seated figures after Donatello's 'Entombment' on the North Pulpit of S. Lorenzo Florence; The right arm, torso and right leg of a male nude
Sketches for landscape?; the head and shoulders of a swaddled child

Maker(s)

Perhaps Richmond, George (Draughtsman)
Blake, William (Draughtsman)
Perhaps Palmer, Samuel (Draughtsman)

Description

One of three leaves from a sketchbook

Notes

History note: Samuel Palmer (?); George Richmond (?); Thomas Chevalier; by descent to his great-granddaughter, sold Sotheby's, 1 December 1910 (part of lot 126), bt. Tregaskis; Greville Macdonald; Francis Edwards, sold 1950 to Geoffrey Keynes

Legal notes

Accepted by H.M. Treasury and allocated to the Fitzwilliam Museum, through the Minister of the Arts in lieu of Estate Duty

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1985) by Keynes, Geoffrey

Note

'Two seated figures...' perhaps by Richmond. '...Male nude..' by Blake; verso, perhaps by Samuel Palmer

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Graphite

Components of the work

Support composed of paper Medium, Verso composed of black ink Sheet Size Height 107 mm Width 188 mm

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Graphite; verso: point of the brush and black ink, with graphite on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: from Donatello (in Palmer's hand)
  • Location: Sketch after the 'Entombment'
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: Drawn by Mr. Blake. April 4th 1825 (in Palmer's hand)
  • Location: Above the nude studies
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Text: drawn by Mr Blake - to / help me in my picture of / "Abel". / 1825
  • Location: Below the nude studies
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: 52 (page number)
  • Location: Upper left
  • Method of creation: Brown ink
  • Text: 53
  • Location: Verso, upper right
  • Method of creation: Brown ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.207-1985.f3
Primary reference Number: 8899
Previous number: PD.207-1985 folio 3
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 5 November 2019 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

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

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