Drawing

16th - 17th century (made)
Drawing thumbnail 1
Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Study of a man stooping and hammering a nail in a wall; Red chalk on warm toned paper; With arched top.


object details
Category
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Red chalk on warm toned paper
Brief Description
Sabatini, Lorenzo (ascribed to); Study of a man stooping and hammering a nail in a wall; Red chalk on warn toned paper; Bolognese School; 16th - 17th century.
Physical Description
Study of a man stooping and hammering a nail in a wall; Red chalk on warm toned paper; With arched top.
Dimensions
  • Height: 6.2in
  • Width: 8.7in
Style
Credit line
Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce
Subjects depicted
Bibliographic References
  • 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 Drawings Volume I. 14th-16th century, London: Her Majesty's Stationary Office, 1979, p. 214. The text is as follows: LOMBARDY: late 16th century 468 A crouching male nude about to strike a large nail with a hammer Inscribed in ink in a later hand ‘Pr’ and along the lower edge with a line of writing that has been cut and rendered illegible; inscribed also on the 18th century mount ‘Lorenzo Sabbatini Bologn:’ Red chalk, with arched top 6 ¼ x 9 1/8 (158 x 232) Dyce 325 PROVENANCE Dyce Bequest 1869 LITERATURE Dyce Catalogue no. 325 (ascribed to Lorenzo Sabbatini. The inscription Pr may have been intended to refer to him.
Collection
Accession Number
DYCE.325

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record createdSeptember 15, 2009
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