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The Kiss of Judas: PD.2-2012

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Current Location: Gallery 32 (Rothschild)


The Kiss of Judas


British School




History note: Grafton Regis Church from at least 1900. A contribution was paid directly to the Church by The Maurice and Hilda Laing Charitable Trust

Legal notes

Bought with contributions from The Pilgrim Trust, Gatsby Educational Foundation, Sir Peter Ellwood, The Sir Michael Marshall and Lady Marshall Charity Fund, Nicholas and Diana Baring, Tim and Ruth Clarke, Charles and Jill Rawlinson, Paul and Louise Cooke Endowment, Sir Charles Chadwyck-Healey, The Finnis Scott Foundation, The Marlay Group, The Bernard Sunley Foundation, Mrs Anthea Franklin, Lady Juliet Tadgell, The Kirby Laing Foundation, and the Perceval Fund, 2012

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (2012) by Grafton Regis Church


15th Century#
Production date: circa AD 1460

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Components of the work

Support composed of oak

Techniques used in production

Painting : Oil on oak boards

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: holy monogram, repeated four times

  • Text: IHC
  • Location: U.c.
  • Method of creation: Painted
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: Jhesu mercy and eue[r] mercy Ffor in thy mercy fully trust
  • Location: L.c.
  • Method of creation: Painted
  • Type: Inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.2-2012
Primary reference Number: 186329
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 22 March 2012 Updated: Wednesday 9 December 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 9 January 2024

Associated departments & institutions

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

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