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Study of three standing figures; a detail from 'St Ivo, protector of widows and orphans' by Jacopo da Empoli in the Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence, showing a woman on right, with hand on shoulder of a boy, with another boy to left, all with backs to viewer. May 1826
Graphite and watercolour, heightened with gum arabic, corners cut
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Height: 162 millimetres
Width: 125 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- Bonington travelled to Italy in 1826 to study Old Masters on the advice of Delacroix. He visited Venice and Florence, where this study was made.
See Patrick Noon, 'Bonington, the complete paintings', Yale 2008, cat.345.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
2001 May-Sep BM, P&D, 'Paper Assets' (no cat.)
- 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.
Sold as anonymous at Christie's 14 July 1998, lot 77.
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