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Study of head and bust of youth, looking to lower left: PD.10-1983

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Current Location: Gallery 7 (Courtauld)


Study of head and bust of youth, looking to lower left


Painter: Cardi, Ludovico (Il Cigoli)




History note: Tuscan Private Collection; Italian dealer; with Luca Baroni; Colnaghi Drawings

Legal notes

From the Gow Fund with a contribution from the National Arts Collection Fund.

Measurements and weight

Height: 44.3 cm
Width: 36.4 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1983) by Colnaghi Drawings


Production date: AD 1594

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Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( laid down on canvas)

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on paper laid down on canvas

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.10-1983
Primary reference Number: 909
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 July 2023 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

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

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