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Two head studies of a youth looking down; study for the Virgin of the Annunciation; two standing women, one holding a baby: PD.1-2003

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Current Location: In storage

Titles

Two head studies of a youth looking down; study for the Virgin of the Annunciation; two standing women, one holding a baby
Head of a youth in profile to left; two head studies of a youth looking down; four separate studies for the Virgin of the Annunciation

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Polidoro da Caravaggio (Polidoro Caldara)

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Notes

History note: Mrs T.H. Riches; her sale, Sotheby's 29 November 1950, part of lot 21; Hans Calmann; Philip Pouncey; Myril Pouncey, acquired from her executors [withdrawn from sale at Sotheby's, New York, 21 January 2003, lot 6]

Legal notes

From the Gow and Rylands funds with a contribution from the National Art Collections Fund, 2003.

Measurements and weight

Height: 110 mm
Width: 156 mm

Relative size of this object

15.6 m11 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (2003) by Executors of Myril Pouncey

Dating

Circa 1527 - 1528

School or Style

Italian

Materials used in production

Red chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Red chalk on paper, losses upper left, left corner, top left

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.1-2003
Primary reference Number: 82780
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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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