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Drawing

Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (possibly, drawn)

  • Date:

    ca. 1520 - 1540 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bordone, Paris, born 1500 - died 1571 (artist)
    Parmigianino, born 1503 - died 1540 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Black chalk on grey paper, heightened with white

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.280

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case PD, shelf 12

Physical description

Study of female arms from the same model, one above the other; Black chalk on grey paper, heightened with white.

Place of Origin

Italy (possibly, drawn)

Date

ca. 1520 - 1540 (made)

Artist/maker

Bordone, Paris, born 1500 - died 1571 (artist)
Parmigianino, born 1503 - died 1540 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Black chalk on grey paper, heightened with white

Dimensions

Height: 8.3 in, Width: 6.5 in

Object history note

Collection - Sir Peter Lely.

Descriptive line

Paris Bordone; Two studies of a woman's bent right arm in a short sleeve, one above the other; Verso: Two other fragmentary studies of arms, much rubbed; Black chalk on blue paper, heightened with white; Italian School; 16th century

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

DYCE COLLECTION. A Catalogue of the Paintings, Miniatures, Drawings, Engravings, Rings and Miscellaneous Objects Bequeathed by The Reverend Alexander Dyce. London : South Kensington Museum, 1874.
Ward-Jackson, Peter, Italian Draiwings from the Victoria and Albert Museum, vol.I, 14th - 16th century, London; 1979, Cat.52, illus, pp.40-41

Materials

Black chalk; Grey paper

Techniques

Drawing; Heightening

Categories

Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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