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A seated man and two decapitated heads: PD.8-1965

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Titles

A seated man and two decapitated heads
Various studies: of the apse of the Duomo, Pisa, or metalware (a vase and a bowl), a lion's-head door knocker, a torso and an eye, a lily and another stylised flower

Maker(s)

Follower of Beccafumi, Domenico (Draughtsman)

Description

A sheet from an album of sketches.

Notes

History note: John Barnard; George(?) Hibbert; Coghlan Briscoe; Dr. William M. Crofton; sold Christie's, 7 July 1959, part of lot 95; Thomas Agnew and Sons, from whom purchased

Measurements and weight

Height: 219 mm
Width: 146 mm

Relative size of this object

14.6 m21.9 m What does this represent?

Relative size of this object is displayed using code inspired by Good Form and Spectacle's work on the British Museum's Waddeson Bequest website and their dimension drawer. They chose a tennis ball to represent a universally sized object, from which you could envisage the size of an object.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1965) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

School or Style

Italian

Materials used in production

Brown ink
Brown wash

Components of the work

Support: composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Recto: pen and brown ink verso: pen, brown ink, brown wash, on paper

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.8-1965
Primary reference Number: 7087
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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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Drawing" Web page available at: https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/7087 Accessed: 2021-12-06 09:28:51

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