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Title:

Two male nude studies

Maker:

Etty, William; painter; British artist, 1787-1849

Category:

painting

Name:

painting

Date:

circa 1818 1820

School/Style:

British

Technique:

painting (image-making)

Material(s):

oil paint; medium
paper; support; laid onto canvas

Technique
Description:

oil on paper

Dimension(s):

height, 53.6, cm
width, 62.2, cm

Acquisition:

bequeathed; 1937; Shannon, Charles Haslewood

Provenance:

Sir Herbert Thompson, Bart, his (anon.) sale, Christie's, 16 July 1904 (27), bt. Ricketts; Charles Ricketts, R.A., and C.H. Shannon, R.A.; on loan to the Fitzwilliam Museum, 1933-7

Inscription(s):

label; verso, frame; printed; LEEDS. 1905. Dicksee & Co..
label; verso, on frame; MS, green paper; 2717
; verso, frame; graphite; C.K. Ricketts, Lansdowne House, Lansdowne Rd..
stencil; verso, stretcher; 163.Z (?)
; verso, stretcher; graphite; M3
; verso, stretcher; chalk; 27/2 (191)
; verso, stretcher; chalk; July 16-04. This was called "Property of a Gentleman", & was Lot 27, by Etty. Bt. Ricketts £1.11.6
; verso, stretcher; chalk; D
stencil; verso, stretcher; chalk; 177 AT
; verso, stretcher; graphite; 16
; verso, canvas; paint; X
; verso, canvas; chalk; 76/1 (somewhat erased)
; verso, canvas; chalk; ...6 (somewhat erased)
stencil; verso; 177 AT (=Anon. sale (Sir Herbert Thompson). Christie's, 16 July 1904) Lot 27 was two male studies by Etty, bt. Ricketts for 1 1/2 gns
stencil; verso; 163 Z (Christie's cannot identify this in this form)

Documentation:

Goodison, J.W.. 1977. Catalogue of Paintings in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, Vol. III, British School.Cambridge (Cambs.): Cambridge University Pressp. 72

Farr, Dennis. 1958. William Etty.p. 173
no. 206 As paper stuck on canvas, a 1 5/8 ins strip added along top. He gives coll. Ricketts by 1933. Dates it c. 1818-20

Accession:

Object Number: 2052
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 869; input: 1999-12-23; modified: 2011-03-10)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/869





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