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Lamentation over The Dead Christ: 566

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Current Location: In storage


Lamentation over The Dead Christ


Painter: Giovanni da Brescia




History note: Late Mrs George Robert Smith, sale Christie's, 3 Feb. 1880 (134, C. Veronese), bt. Charles Butler, who gave it to his brother, John William Butler, D.D., Dean of Lincoln

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In memory of their late father, William John Butler, D.D., Dean of Lincoln.

Measurements and weight

Depth: 6.5 cm
Height: 126.1 cm
Width: 152.4 cm
Width: 172 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1894) by Butler family

School or Style

Venetian School

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Components of the work

Support composed of canvas
Frame Height 144.3 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Tempera on canvas

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 566
Primary reference Number: 407
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 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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