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The Creation of Adam; Adam seated on the ground, his wrist held by God
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Height: 220 millimetres
Width: 118 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- Turner, Florentine Drawings of the Sixteenth Century, London, 1986
Previously attributed to Raphael [See Inscription]. Myril Pouncey was the first to suggest Foschi's authorship, comparing the British Museum drawing with one at Christ Church (Byam Shaw, 'Christ Church', no. 130).
Literature: M. Pouncey, Burl. Mag., xcix, 1957, p. 159.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
1980, Palazzo Strozzi, '16thC Florentine Drawings', no. 220
1986, BM, '16thC Florentine Drawings', no. 116
1972, BM, Modern/Recent Acquisitions
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- 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.
Stamped with unidentified collector's mark, on recto, in top right corner, in black ink (not in Lugt).
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