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Title:

Study of a male nude figure with scale of proportions

Maker:

Passarotti, Bartolommeo; draughtsman; Italian artist, 1529-1592

Category:

drawing

Name:

drawing

School/Style:

Italian

Production
Note:

there is a scale of proportions running down the right hand side and in the lower left corner there is a diagram of proportions with a skeleton head and left shoulder drawn in

Technique:

drawing

Material(s):

brown ink; medium
black chalk; medium
paper; support

Technique
Description:

pen, brown ink and black chalk on paper

Dimension(s):

height, 446, mm
width, 299, mm

Acquisition:

bequeathed; 1961; Clarke, Louis Colville Gray

Provenance:

?Ercole Lelli (see below) (1702-1766); Francesco Albergati Capacelli (1728-1804); given amongst an album of drawings to Stanislas Augustus II of Poland (1732-1798) in 1776, given to his nephew, Stanislas Poniatowski (1757-1833); his sale, Christie's, 3rd day, 29 May 1840, lot 938, as Michelangelo; bt. Tiffin (£16 5s 6d); W. Russell (1800-1884); his sale, Christie's, 10-12 December 1884, lot 283, together with another copy (as Michelangelo); R.P. Roupell (1795-1886) (does not seem to be mentioned in his sale, Christie's, 13-14 July 1887); Sir E.J. Poynter (Lugt 874 and inscribed on inner mount, E.J.P. 1887); his sale, Sotheby's, 24 April 1918, lot 80, as Michelangelo; bt. Agnew (£96) for Charles B.O. Clarke; Louis C.G. Clarke

Notes:

Engraved: G.Fabbri, in the same direction, with inscription: 'Dal disegno originale di Michel Angelo Bonarota/ Dedicato all Sa.RI Majesta di Stanislao Augusto Re di Polonia/ da Francesco Albergati Capacelli'.

Acquisition Credit:

Bequeathed 1960.

Inscription(s):

; centre right; brown ink; Uno terzio
; lower right; brown ink; Uno terzio
; left; a diagram with an extended explanation of the larger drawing, extensively annotated

Alternative
Number:

Lugt; 874

Exhibition(s):

Documentation:

Scrase, David. 1981. Drawings from the Collection of Louis C.G. Clarke, LL.D., 1881-1960.Cambridge (Cambs.): p. 45

Schmidt [?1870]. ?1870. Anatomy.

Kollmann, J.. 1886. Plastische Anatomie.Leipzig: p. 526 ff.

Wilde, J.. 1949. Italian Drawings at Windsor Castle.London?: p. 245
S.v., Michelangelo drawing, no. 421.

Summers, D.. 1981. Michelangelo and the Language of Art.Princeton: Princeton University Pressp. 384, 388

Höper, C.. 1986. Bartolommeo Passarotti.Tübingen:
II, no.Z.39.

Cazort, Mimi. Kornell, Monique. Roberts, K. B.. 1996. The Ingenious Machine of Nature.Ottawa: National Gallery of Canadap. 48, 160

Ross, J.. 1965. 'Domniemany rysunek Michal Aniola ze zbiorów Stanislawa Augusta Poniatowskiego'.Liepec:
Source Title: Odbitka ze Sprawozdan z Poseizen Komisji Oddzia_u pan w Krakowie()
p. 438-442

Konecny, L.. 1998. 'Ješt_ autorství údajné Michelangelovy Kresby v Brné'.
Source Title: Opuscula Historiae Artium Studia Minora Facultatis Philosophicae Universitatis Brunensis()
p. 89-98

Related Object:

P.12699-R; Study of a male nude figure with scale of proportions

Accession:

Object Number: PD.122-1961
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 7664; input: 2000-06-16; modified: 2011-10-20)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/7664





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