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  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    An ostrich in profile to left Pen and brown ink, with brown wash, over black chalk

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1514-1546
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 237 millimetres
    • Width: 179 millimetres
  • Curator's comments

    Exhibition catalogue: 'Italian 16th and 17th Century Drawings', Tokyo/Nagoya, 1996, No 16.

    Pouncey & Gere 1962
    Close in style to the group of ornamental drawings (see SL,5210.71, etc.) which it seems reasonable to date in Giulio's Mantuan period. Hartt dates Pp,2.91 about 1524-7.

    Literature: Hartt 142.


  • Bibliography

    • Pouncey & Gere 1962 77 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (Italian Roy XVIc)

  • Exhibition history

    1977 May-Jun, Hermitage, 'Italian Renaissance', no. 18 1977 Jul-Aug, Moscow, Pushkin Museum, 'Italian Renaissance', no. 18 1980, Adelaide and Melbourne, no. 22 1996 Feb-Apr, Tokyo, Nat Mus Western Art, Italian Drawings/BM, no.16 1996 Apr-May, Nagoya, Aichi Pref Mus of Art, Italian Drawings/BM, no.16
    2016-17, Oct-Jan, Suzhou, 'Italian Renaissance Drawings', no. 38

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  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number


An ostrich in profile to l Pen and brown ink, with brown wash, over black chalk

An ostrich in profile to l Pen and brown ink, with brown wash, over black chalk

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