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Study of a seated male nude: 2253

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Titles

Study of a seated male nude
Sketch repeated but reversed

Maker(s)

Tintoretto, Jacopo (Jacopo Robusti) (Draughtsman)

Notes

History note: Sir Joshua Reynolds (Lugt 2364); Charles Ricketts and Charles Shannon; on loan to the Fitzwilliam Museum 1933-1937

Measurements and weight

Height: 301 mm
Width: 207 mm

Relative size of this object

20.7 m30.1 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Note

Sketch verso perhaps traced through from the recto.

School or Style

Italian Venetian School

Materials used in production

Charcoal

Components of the work

Support: composed of paper ( buff)

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Charcoal on buff paper, squared for enlargement and transfer

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: this the same hand as on many drawings by Tintoretto or his school

  • Text: G. Tint (oretto)
  • Location: Lower right-hand corner
  • Method of creation: Ink

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 2253
Primary reference Number: 7953
Lugt: 2364
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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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