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Les Pères du désert: 30.K.7-108

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Current Location: In storage


Les Pères du désert
St Francis praying


Boissieu, Jean Jacques de (Printmaker)
After Zurbarán, Francisco de (Painter)

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1816) by Fitzwilliam, Richard, 7th Viscount


18th century
Production date: AD 1797


Only the figure of the saint is based on a work by Zurbarán (the picture was then owned by Boissieu)

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Techniques used in production

Drypoint Roulette Etching

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 30.K.7-108
Primary reference Number: 202822
BN Inventaire (17thC): 103
Perez: 103 VI/VI
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Created: Friday 3 July 2015 Updated: Thursday 14 January 2021 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

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

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