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Studies of hands, arms and a head: PD.166-1963.f.31

Object information

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Titles

Studies of hands, arms and a head

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Bloemaert, Abraham

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Description

From left to right, top to bottom: right arm bent back at hand; right forearm and hand; right arm bent at elbow; left hand turned down gripping drapery; right arm with fingers clenched; female head with turban three-quarters to right; left hand, palm downwards; left forearm; right hand gripping book; thumb and forefingers of right hand as if about to grip.

Notes

History note: Thomas Dawson, Baron Dartrey (1725-1813) [Bookplate]; ?Richard Thomas Dawson; William Esdaile; C. Fairfax Murray, sold Sotheby's, 2-3 December 1920, lot 156, bt. Reader; / Anon. Sale, Sotheby's, 30 April 1937, lot 22, bt. Colnaghi for Sir Bruce Ingram (£90.0.0)

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1963) by Ingram, Bruce Stirling, Sir

School or Style

Dutch

Materials used in production

Black ink
Brown wash
Graphite

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper Height 182 mm Width 148 mm
Leaf Height 397 mm Width 301 mm

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen and black ink over traces of graphite underdrawing with brown wash, surrounded by ruled black ink line, on laid paper, stuck to album leaf which has been cut in order to show the verso of the support

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 27
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Brown ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.166-1963.f.31
Primary reference Number: 81416
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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