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Nude Study Of A Young Man With Raised Arms by PETER PAUL RUBENS

Sir PETER PAUL RUBENS

(FLEMISH, 1577 - 1640)

Nude Study Of A Young Man With Raised Arms ,

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Materials:

Black chalk, heightened with white

Measurements:

19.33 in. (49.10 cm.) (height) by 12.40 in. (31.50 cm.) (width)

Markings:

the two right corners cut bears inscription in brown ink, on made up lower right corner: Rubens

Exhibited:

London, S. & A. Woodburn, at The Royal Academy,. The Lawrence Gallery, First Exhibition. A Catalogue of One Hundred Original Drawings by Sir P.P. Rubens, Collected by Sir Thomas Lawrence, 1835, no. 27 ('A STUDY of a figure of a soldier, in the picture of the Raising the Cross: black chalk, and bistre wash. Size, 17 3/4 inches by 14 1/2. From the Verstegh Collection ');. Rotterdam, Museum Boymans, . Tekeningen van Peter Paul Rubens, 1939, no. 63 (Supplement; reproduced);. Rotterdam, Museum Boymans, . Tekeningen van Jan van Eyck tot Rubens, 1948-49, no. 113a;. London, Wildenstein and Co, . A Loan Exhibition of Works by Peter Paul Rubens Kt., 1950, no. 58 (Addendum);. Antwerp, Rubenshuis, . Tekeningen van P.P. Rubens, 1956, no. 35 (reproduced);. Antwerp, Koninklijk Museum voor Schone Kunsten, . P.P. Rubens: Schilderijen, olieverfschetsen, tekeningen, 1977, no. 131 (reproduced);. New York, The Pierpont Morgan Library, . William and Mary and Their House, 1979-80, no. 120 (reproduced);. Vienna, Albertina, . Peter Paul Rubens, 2004, no. 30;. New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art, . Peter Paul Rubens. The Drawings, 2005, pp. 4, 25, 44, 51, 54, 148-155, no. 39 (Catalogue by Anne-Marie Logan and Michiel Plomp);. Saint Petersburg, State Hermitage Museum,. Willem II and Anna Pavlovna. Royal Splendour at the Netherlands Court, 2013-14, also shown, with different titles, at Dordrecht, Dordrechts Museum (. Willem II - . Kunstkoning ) and Luxembourg, Villa Vauban, Musée d`Art de la Ville de Luxembourg (. Une Passion Royale Pour l'Art: Guillaume II des Pays-Bas et Anna . Pavlovna ),. catalogue by Sander Paarlberg and Henk Slechte, pp. 286-7, no. 186

Literature:

A. Scharf, 'An Exhibition of Flemish Drawings',. The Burlington Magazine, vol. XCI, 1949, p. 138, reproduced fig. 13;. G. Aust, 'Entwurf un Ausführung bei Rubens',. Wallraf-Richartz-Jahrbuch, vol. XX, 1958, p. 166;. J.S. Held,. Rubens: Selected Drawings, 2 vols.,. London 1959, vol. I, pp. 126, under no. 70, and 129, no. 76, reproduced vol. II, pl. 87;. L. Burchard and R.-A. d'Hulst, . Rubens Drawings, 2 vols., Brussels 1963, pp. 95, under no. 55, and 96, no. 56, reproduced pl. 56;. D. Rosand, 'Rubens Drawings', . The Art Bulletin, vol. XLVIII, 1966, p. 245;. J. Müller-Hofstede, 'Aspekte der Entwurfszeichnungen bei Rubens', . Stil und Úberlieferung in der Kunst des Abendlandes; Akten des 21. Internationalen Kongresses für Kunstgeschichte in Bonn 1964, III, . Theorien und Probleme, Berlin 1967, p. 114;. . Idem, review of Burchard and d'Hulst 1963, . Master Drawings, vol. IV, 1966, p. 445;. . Idem, 'Rubens in Rom, 1601-1602; die Altargemälde für Santa Croce in Gerusalemme',. Jahrbuch der Berliner Museen, vol. XII, 1970, p. 95, n. 115;. . Y. Kuznetsov, . Risunki Rubensa, Leningrad 1974, pl. 30;. J.S. Held, . Rubens: Selected Drawings , rev. ed., New York 1986, pp. 91-2, no. 55, reproduced p. 186, pl. 49;. C. White, . Peter Paul Rubens, Man & Artist , New Haven/London 1987, pp. 90-91, reproduced fig. 103;. E. Hinterding and F. Horsch, 'A note on Willem II's collection of old master drawings,'. Simiolus, vol. 19, 1989, p. 54;. R.-A. d'Hulst, F. Baudouin . et al, . De kruisoprichting van Pieter Paul Rubens , Brussels 1992, pp. 78, 80, reproduced fig. 57, and reproduced p. 99;. J.R. Judson, . Rubens: The Passion of Christ, Corpus Rubenianum Ludwig Burchard 6, Turnhout 2000, pp. 100-101, no. 20d, reproduced fig.67;. G. Rubinstein, review of 'Peter Paul Rubens. The Drawings,' . Historians of Netherlandish Art Newsletter, vol. 22, no. 2, November 2005, p. 36

Provenance:

Jacob de Wit (1695-1754), Amsterdam, . probably his sale, Amsterdam, de Leth . et al , 10-11 March 1755, boek C, in numbers 21-27;. Dirk Versteegh (1751-1822), Amsterdam,. his sale, Amsterdam, de Vries . et al , 3 November 1823;. Sir Thomas Lawrence (1769-1830), London;. from whose estate acquired by Samuel Woodburn (First Woodburn/Lawrence exhibition, 1835, no. 27);. from whom acquired in February 1838 by Prince William of Orange, later King William II of the Netherlands (1792-1849),. his sale, The Hague, de Vries/Roos/Brondgeest, 12-20 August 1850, lot 303 ('RUBBENS. (P.P.) Figure académique d'un homme. Dessin largement exécuté à la pierre d'Italie; d'un beau faire'; bought back for the family by Brondgeest),. by inheritance to the present owners

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