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Studies of the upper half of a man with left arm raised
- Production date
Height: 201 millimetres
Width: 123 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- Watermark: a star surmounting a shield.
1953,0509.450 and Ff,1.59 could be the two halves of the same sheet; it is probable that they formed part of the same sketch-book.
Lit: P.Pouncey and J.A. Gere, 'Italian drawings in the BM, Raphael and his circle', London, 1962, I, no. 208, II, pl. 176; A. Marabottini, 'Polidoro da Caravaggio', Rome, 1969, I, no. 99, II, pl. XCVII, 3; L. Ravelli, 'Polidoro Caldara da Caravaggio', Bergamo, 1978, no. 157.
Pouncey & Gere 1962
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
2003 Sep-Dec, London, National Gallery, 'Polidoro's Way to Calvary'
- 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.
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