Half-length study of a male nude by Annibale Carracci

Carracci was born at Bologna.

Details

Medium:
Red chalk
Dimensions:
23 x 15 cm
Art Fund grant:
£32 ( Total: £32)
Acquired in:
1944
Vendor:
Leicester Galleries

He spent the years 1580-1583 at Parma where he studied Correggio and was invited to Rome by Cardinal Odoardo Farnese in 1600.

Provenance

From the collection of Jonathan Richardson.

Venue details

British Museum Great Russell Street, LONDON London WC1B 3DG 020 7323 8299 www.britishmuseum.org

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