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The Lamentation over the dead Christ: PD.5-1957

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Current Location: In storage


The Lamentation over the dead Christ


Draughtsman: Oliver, Isaac I




History note: Bought in Lisbon in 1940 by Sr. José Casmiiro Serrao Franco; sold Sotheby's, 20 November 1957, lot 66, bt. P. & D. Colnaghi for the Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Measurements and weight

Height: 209 mm
Width: 281 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1957) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

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Materials used in production

Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Pen and ink : Pen and ink, watercolour and passages of a thicker opaque medium over black chalk

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: I. Ollinuerus / Invenit
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 158(?) 6/4
  • Location: Lower right, below the above
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Date

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.5-1957
Primary reference Number: 12179
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 18 September 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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