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A sheet of studies for a male figure: PD.31-1961

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Current Location: In storage


A sheet of studies for a male figure


Attributed to Dyck, Anthony van (Draughtsman)


History note: J. Richardson Sr. (Lugt 2183); Thomas Hudson (Lugt 2432); Sir Joshua Reynolds (Lugt 2364); Sir E.J. Poynter (Lugt 874); Poynter Sale, Sotheby's, 25 April 1918, lot 291 (as by Rubens), bt. Agnew (£29) for Charles B.O. Clarke; Louis C.G. Clarke

Legal notes

Bequeathed 1960.

Measurements and weight

Height: 177 mm
Width: 138 mm

Relative size of this object

13.8 m17.7 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1961) by Clarke, Louis Colville Gray

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Materials used in production

Light brown ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( probably a leaf from a sketchbook)

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen and light-brown ink, on paper

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.31-1961
Primary reference Number: 4562
Lugt: 2183
Lugt: 2432
Lugt: 2364
Lugt: 864
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 16 August 2021 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

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

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