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The Institution of the Eucharist: PD.1-2002

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Current Location: In storage


The Institution of the Eucharist


Draughtsman: Barocci, Federico




History note: Sir Peter Lely [Lugt 2092]; the Earls of Pembroke at Wilton House; Pembroke sale, Sotheby's, 10 July 1917, lot 381; bought by Private Treaty sale from a British collector through Sotheby's

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From the Gow fund, with contributions from the National Art Collections Fund, supported by the National Lottery through the Heritage Lottery Fund, 2002.

Measurements and weight

Height: 515 mm
Width: 355 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (2002) by Sotheby's


Production date: circa AD 1603

School or Style

School of Urbino

Materials used in production

Brown ink
Brown wash
White bodycolour
Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( laid down)

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen and brown ink, brown wash over black chalk, heightened in white, with selected areas worked up in grisaille oil, squared in black chalk, on paper, laid down on a ?contemporary sheet of paper, laid down on an eighteenth century album leaf, laid down on a nineteenth century mount

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.1-2002
Primary reference Number: 40890
Lugt: 2092
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 13 July 2022 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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