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

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

The Lamentation over the dead Christ

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Oliver, Isaac I

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Notes

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

Relative size of this object

28.1 m20.9 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Watercolour
Black chalk
Ink

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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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 18 September 2020 Last processed: Saturday 27 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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