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The Ancestors of Christ: P.6137-R

Object information

Current Location: In storage


The Ancestors of Christ


Printmaker: Bonasone, Giulio
Painter: Michelangelo Buonarroti (After)



Legal notes

Bequeathed by the Rev. R. E. Kerrich 1872 (received 1873)

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1873) by Kerrich, Richard Edward


Circa 1540 - Circa 1550


Formerly titled "Prophet and Sibyl". It reproduces in reverse three of the ancestors of Christ painted in a lunette of the Sistine chapel around 1511-12

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.6137-R
Primary reference Number: 127958
Bartsch: 78
Illustrated Bartsch: 78 (132)
Illustrated Bartsch Commentary: 2803.078
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 10 May 2013 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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