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Five heads and hand: PD.166-1963.f.41

Object information

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Titles

Five heads and hand

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Bloemaert, Abraham

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Description

From left to right, top to bottom: female head, three-quarters left with hood, eyes downcast; female head looking down, profile perdu to left; female head looking down, profile perdu to left; faint outline study of a hand; female head with headdress, full-face tilted to right, eyes downcast; youthful head with turban tilted to left, looking upwards.

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

Brown ink
Brown wash
White bodycolour
Graphite

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper Height 186 mm Width 146 mm
Leaf Height 397 mm Width 301 mm

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen and brown ink with graphite underdrawing, brown wash and a trace of white bodycolour, 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: 37
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Brown ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.166-1963.f.41
Primary reference Number: 81426
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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