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Sheet of studies: the draped figure of Christ; two studies of a left hand, one showing part of the forearm: 3056

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Sheet of studies: the draped figure of Christ; two studies of a left hand, one showing part of the forearm
Two studies of a male nude; two studies of a left hand; an architectural detail


Michelangelo Buonarroti (Draughtsman)


History note: Filippo Buonarroti; J.B.J. Wicar; Sir Thomas Lawrence (Lugt 2445); Samuel Woodburn, his sale, Christie's, 4 June 1860, lot 107, bt. Murray; R.P. Roupell (Lugt 2234), his sale, Christie's, 12 July 1887, lot 725, bt. Robinson; Sir J.C. Robinson (Lugt 1433), his sale, Christie's, 13 May 1902, lot 213, bt. P. & D. Colnaghi for G.T. Clough

Measurements and weight

Height: 267 mm
Width: 165 mm

Relative size of this object

16.5 m26.7 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1913) by Clough, G.T.

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Materials used in production

Black chalk

Components of the work

Support: composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Black chalk on paper

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 3056
Primary reference Number: 7589
Lugt: 2445
Lugt: 2234
Lugt: 1433
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 26 August 2021 Last processed: Thursday 26 August 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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