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Current Location: In storage


Christ healing the sick (?)


Draughtsman: Broeck, Crispin van den




History note: Jackson, Cambridge; bought 1782 by T. Kerrich; Rev. R.E. Kerrich

Legal notes

Bequeathed by the Rev. R. E. Kerrich 1872 (received 1873)

Measurements and weight

Height: 161 mm
Width: 120 mm

Relative size of this object

12 m16.1 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1873) by Kerrich, Richard Edward

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Materials used in production

Brown ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( slightly coloured)

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Pen and brown ink on slightly coloured paper, heightened with white, partly oxidised

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Crispian van den Broeke
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: 24
  • Location: On the mount, recto
  • Text: T. Kerrich / M.C.C. / bought at Cambridge. 1782 (in Thomas Kerrich's hand)
  • Location: On the mount, verso
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: 24
  • Location: On the mount, verso
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: Crispin van den Broeck
  • Location: On mount, verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: 2892
Primary reference Number: 4363
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 16 July 2021 Last processed: Friday 16 July 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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