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St John and St Peter at the empty tomb of Christ: PD.260-1985

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

St John and St Peter at the empty tomb of Christ

Maker(s)

Romanelli, Giovanni Francesco (Painter)

Notes

History note: Pope Urban VIII, for whom painted; Domenicho, Servio and Cardinal Bichi; Abbé Theulin, Paris, 1927; Sotheby's, Monte Carlo, (?) 25 June 1984, lot 3339; with Hazlitt; Gooden and Fox, from whom bought

Legal notes

Given by the Friends of The Fitzwilliam Museum, with the aid of the Regional Fund administered by the Victoria & Albert Museum on behalf of The Museums and Galleries Commission, 1985

Measurements and weight

Height: 46.8 cm
Width: 38.4 cm

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1985) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Dating

Production date: before AD 1641

Note

One of two paintings commissioned by Pope Urban VIII, which were paid for on October 20, 1641.

School or Style

Italian

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of copper ( silvered)

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on silvered copper

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.260-1985
Primary reference Number: 1029
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 20 May 2021 Last processed: Friday 21 May 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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