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A nude male seated on a block to right, his left arm raised
Pen and brown ink, with brown wash
- Production date
- 1525-1526 (circa)
Height: 118 millimetres
Width: 76 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- Study for a figure on the extreme left of the composition of the 'Descent of the Holy Spirit'; there are six drawings related to this composition (see list in Ff,1.90/ PDO8345; and Popham 1971, under no. 141).
Lit.: A.E. Popham, 'Catalogue of the Drawings of Parmigianino', New Haven and London, 1971, I, no. 186, pl. 188; A. Gnann, 'Parmigianino, Die Zeichnung', Petersberg, 2007, pp. 49 and 152, no. 526 (where dated 1526)
Study for a figure on the extreme left of the composition of the 'Descent of the Holy Spirit' discussed under Ff,1.90.
Literature: Fröhlich-Bum, p. 23; Quintavalle, p. 206; Emilian Drawings, no. 33(a).
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- For a note on the acquisition history, see 1905,1110.11.
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