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Study of a fallen man: PD.34-1959

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Current Location: In storage


Study of a fallen man
Studies for two falling figures


Draughtsman: Tintoretto, Jacopo (Jacopo Robusti)



Measurements and weight

Height: 148 mm
Width: 228 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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

School or Style

Venetian School

Materials used in production

White chalk
Black chalk
Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of card ( carta azzura)

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Charcoal and black chalk, heightened with white, with touches of bodycolour and splashes of oil paint, on faded carta azzura, squared for transfer in black chalk

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: 18th C. hand

  • Text: Calabrese
  • Location: Lower right of centre
  • Method of creation: Brown ink
  • Text: Tintoretto
  • Location: On the backing
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: Carracci
  • Location: On the backing
  • Method of creation: Graphite

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.34-1959
Primary reference Number: 7957
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 16 July 2021 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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