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Portrait of the artist

Beccafumi, Domenico (draughtsman)


     This image represents an adult hand 8 inches(20cm) high) This image represents the relative size of the object [explain]

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Title/s

Portrait of the artist

(recto title)


Studies of naked figures, a reclining river god, dolphins, the upper part of a male torso, part of the profile of a face turned to left (verso title)

Maker/s

Beccafumi, Domenico follower of (draughtsman) [ULAN info: Draughtsman, painter, sculptor, 1486-1551]

Category

drawing

Name

drawing

School/Style

Italian

Description

From the same dismembered sketch-book as PD.8-1965.

Technique Description

recto: black and red chalk verso: pen and brown ink and brown wash, on paper

Dimensions

height: 221 mm
width: 150 mm

Date

before 1513

Provenance

given: The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum 1965 (Filtered for: Paintings, Drawings and Prints)

John Barnard; George(?) Hibbert; Coghlan Brisco, from whom acquired Dr William M. Crofton; sold Christie's, 7 July 1959, part of lot 95; Thomas Agnew and Son, from whom purchased

Documentation

  1. Liphart Rathshof, R.de 'Un libro di Schizzi di Domenico Beccafumi', [page: 33-70]
    Source title: Rivista d'Arte (1935)
    [comments: pp.33-70 and 162-200, fig.29 [recto], fig.55 [verso]]
  2. Sanminiatelli, D. 'The beginnings of Domenico Beccafumi', [page: 405]
    Source title: Burlington Magazine (1957)
  3. Crombie, T. 'The season's start', [page: 336-7]
    Source title: Apollo (1965)
    [comments: Fig. 4.]
  4. Sanminiatelli, D. (1967) Domenicho Beccafumi, Milan [page: 186-7, 189]
  5. Byam Shaw, James (1983) The Italian Drawings of the Frits Lugt Collection, [page: 102-3]
    [comments: Note 14.]

Material/s

black chalk (medium)
red chalk (medium)
brown ink (medium)
brown wash (medium)
paper (support)

Accession Number

PD.7-1965 (Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(Reference Number: 7086; Input Date: 2000-06-08 / Last Edit: 2011-07-22)

Related Object

PD.8-1965 - A seated man and two decapitated heads

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