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Study of male nude, seated on clouds with legs crossed, and holding an oar: 2243

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Study of male nude, seated on clouds with legs crossed, and holding an oar


Tiepolo, Giovanni Battista (Draughtsman)


History note: ?Count Algarotti-Corniani; Edward Cheney, his sale, Sotheby's 29 April 1885, part of lot 1042; E.Parsons; Irish collection; William Fagg of Sydenham; B.T. Batsford; Christie's 14 July 1914, part of lot 49; E.Parsons; Charles Ricketts R.A. and Charles Shannon R.A.

Measurements and weight

Height: 260 mm
Width: 195 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1937-03) by Shannon, Charles Haslewood

School or Style


Materials used in production

Dark-brown wash
Dark-brown ink

Components of the work

Support: composed of paper ( stuck down)

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Pen and dark-brown ink, dark-brown wash, on paper, stuck down onto another sheet of paper

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 2243
Primary reference Number: 7896
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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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