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The dead Christ supported by the Virgin Mary and Mary Magdalene: PD.11-2011

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Current Location: Gallery 7 (Courtauld)

Titles

The dead Christ supported by the Virgin Mary and Mary Magdalene

Maker(s)

Bassetti, Marcantonio

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Notes

History note: Dorotheum, Vienna, 6 Oct 1999, lot 3; Christie's, New York, 24 Jan 2003, lot 83; with Daniel Katz

Legal notes

Bought from the Gow Fund, with contributions from the Art Fund, and the MLA/V&A Purchase Grant Fund

Measurements and weight

Height: 37.2 cm
Width: 28.6 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (2011) by The Gow Fund

Dating

17th Century#
Production date: circa AD 1616

School or Style

Italian

Materials used in production

Oil

Components of the work

Support composed of black marble ( A type of marble know as pietra da paragone, from a quarry on Monte Gironda (near Verona))

Techniques used in production

Painting : Oil on black marble

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.11-2011
Primary reference Number: 185966
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 20 December 2011 Updated: Monday 10 July 2023 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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