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  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    A nude wrestler about to grapple, turned to right Black chalk

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1524-1566
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 100 millimetres
    • Width: 57 millimetres (irregularly cut)
  • Curator's comments

    Lit: J.A. Gere and P. Pouncey, 'Italian drawings in the BM, Artists working in Rome', London, 1983, no. 86

    Gere & Pouncey 1983
    Please see 1956,1013.20 for curatorial comment.

    Literature: Barolsky, Daniele, 1979, p. 114.

  • Bibliography

    • Gere & Pouncey 1983 86 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (Italian Roy XVIc)

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Acquisition notes

    This item has an uncertain or incomplete provenance for the years 1933-45. The British Museum welcomes information and assistance in the investigation and clarification of the provenance of all works during that era. Gere & Pouncey 1983 Please see 1956,1013.20 for further provenance

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number


A nude wrestler about to grapple, turned to r Black chalk


A nude wrestler about to grapple, turned to r Black chalk

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