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Study of two standing male figures: 2846

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Titles

Study of two standing male figures
Another drawing of a standing male figure

Maker(s)

Unknown (Draughtsman)

Measurements and weight

Height: 229 mm
Width: 150 mm

Relative size of this object

15 m22.9 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Transferred (1876) by Cambridge University Library

School or Style

Italian

Materials used in production

White chalk
Red chalk

Components of the work

Support: composed of paper ( buff)

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Recto: red chalk, heightened with white verso: red chalk on buff paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: P.L. (faked Peter Lely mark)
  • Location: Lowre right-hand corner
  • Text: ............./ Parmigiany (initial part of the inscription is in Greek characters)
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: 2846
Primary reference Number: 6914
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 16 July 2021 Last processed: Friday 16 July 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Drawing" Web page available at: https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/6914 Accessed: 2021-11-28 23:52:54

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