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A seated man and two decapitated heads

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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A seated man and two decapitated heads

(recto title)

Various studies: of the apse of the Duomo, Pisa, or metalware (a vase and a bowl), a lion's-head door knocker, a torso and an eye, a lily and another stylised flower (verso title)


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








A sheet from an album of sketches.

Technique Description

recto: pen and brown ink verso: pen, brown ink, brown wash, on paper


height: 219 mm
width: 146 mm


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

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


brown ink (medium)
brown wash (medium)
paper (support)

Accession Number

PD.8-1965 (Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(Reference Number: 7087; Input Date: 2000-06-08 / Last Edit: 2011-07-22)

Related Object

PD.7-1965 - Portrait of the artist

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