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A crouching man, seen from behind: PD.24-1959

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A crouching man, seen from behind


Tiepolo, Giovanni Domenico (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 sale, 14 June 1914, part of lot 49; E. Parsons; Guy J. F. Knowles

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From the Cheney Album.

Measurements and weight

Height: 201 mm
Width: 156 mm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1959-05) by Knowles, Guy John Fenton

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Materials used in production

Brown ink
Brown wash

Components of the work

Support: composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen and light-brown ink, light-brown wash, on paper

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.24-1959
Primary reference Number: 7921
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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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