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Beheading of St John the Baptist: PD.1-2008/28

Object information

Awaiting location update

Titles

Beheading of St John the Baptist
A saint in a medallion

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Ferrier, Gabriel

Entities

Categories

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 61 mm
Height: 81 mm
Width: 49 mm

Relative size of this object

4.9 m8.1 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (2008) by Roberts, Jane

Dating

19th century
Production date: circa AD 1875

School or Style

French

Materials used in production

Graphite

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Graphite on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 1,70 - 1,05
  • Location: Verso: upper
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: grandeur vraie du saint Georges / 1,38 de haut 2.00
  • Location: Verso: lower
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.1-2008/28
Primary reference Number: 162342
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 11 January 2023 Last processed: Wednesday 11 January 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2023) "Beheading of St John the Baptist" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/162342 Accessed: 2023-01-31 07:35:28

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