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An academy study of a male nude: PD.970-1963

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Current Location: In storage

Titles

An academy study of a male nude

Maker(s)

Attributed to David, Jacques-Louis (Draughtsman)

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1963) by Cossa, Gabor

Dating

Production date: AD 1764 : see inscriptions/marks

School or Style

French

Materials used in production

Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( laid down) Paper Height 610 mm Width 470 mm

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Black chalk on off-white paper, laid down

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: David à Paris 1764
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Ink

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.970-1963
Primary reference Number: 6274
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 8 April 2021 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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