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A sheet of studies: PD.21-1984

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A sheet of studies
Studies of a youth and girl carrying a pitcher on her head


Sacchi, Andrea (Draughtsman)


History note: Christie's, 12 April 1983, lot 66 (from the same source as lots 64 and 65); with Lorna Lowe

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From the Zoë Hadwen Fund.

Measurements and weight

Height: 252 mm
Width: 346 mm

Relative size of this object

34.6 m25.2 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1984) by Lowe, Lorna

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Materials used in production

White chalk
Red chalk

Components of the work

Support: composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Red chalk with highlights in white chalk on buff paper

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.21-1984
Primary reference Number: 7827
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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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