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Two Studiesof the Nude Torso of a Man with the Arms Held Up, Seen from Behind

Two Studiesof the Nude Torso of a Man with the Arms Held Up, Seen from Behind

Fra Bartolommeo (in circa 1490-1500)

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A wooden crucifix that belonged to the preacher Savonarola was probably the inspiration for the type of crucified Christ that Fra Bartolommeo developed in his early years. Given the precision with which the tension in the muscles and tendons is depicted, this early drawing must have been made from a live model. Fra Bartolommeo has drawn the right arm a second time, focussing on light and shade.

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Title Two Studiesof the Nude Torso of a Man with the Arms Held Up, Seen from Behind
Material and technique Black chalk, heightened with yellow, on yellow-ochre prepared paper
Object type
Drawing > Two-dimensional object > Art object
Location This object is in storage
Dimensions Height 221 mm
Width 291 mm
Artists Tekenaar: Fra Bartolommeo
Accession number I 563 N 39 (PK)
Credits Bruikleen / Loan: Stichting Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen 1940 (voormalige collectie / former collection Koenigs)
Department Drawings & Prints
Acquisition date 1940
Age artist Between 13 and 23 years old
Collector Collector / Franz Koenigs
Exhibitions Rondom Fra Bartolommeo (2016)
Material
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Technique
Highlight > Painting technique > Technique > Material and technique
Geographical origin Italy > Southern Europe > Europe

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Fra Bartolommeo

Florence 1473 - Florence 1517

Fra Bartolommeo is one of the most illustrious artists of the Italian High Renaissance. Born Bartolommeo di Paolo, he was also called Baccio della Porta. On...

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