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Head of a young man, leaning on his left hand: PD.1-1950

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Current Location: In storage


Head of a young man, leaning on his left hand


Draughtsman: Tiepolo, Giovanni Battista




History note: Domenico Tiepolo; his pupil, Felice Bossi; Giovanni Domenico Bossi; C.F.Beyerlen; Bossi-Beyerlen sale, Gutekunst, Stuttgart, 27 March 1882, part of lots 640-649; ?Dr O.Eisenmann; ?Dr Wilhelm Lübke; Joseph Baer and Sons, Frankfurt; Dr Hans Wendland, Lugano, his sale, Berlin, Ball-Graupe, 24 April 1931, lot 100; Paul Cassirer, London; Grete Ring

Measurements and weight

Height: 254 mm
Width: 196 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1950) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

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Materials used in production

Red chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( faded, blue-grey)

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Red chalk, heightened with white on faded blue-grey paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 19
  • Location: Top right
  • Method of creation: Red chalk
  • Text: 725
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Ink

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.1-1950
Primary reference Number: 7906
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 10 August 2023 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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