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St Veronica


Campin, Robert (Draughtsman)


History note: The Rev. Thomas Kerrich, father of the donor, 1791

Legal notes

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

Measurements and weight

Height: 365 mm
Width: 158 mm

Relative size of this object

15.8 m36.5 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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


Probably a copy after the painting in Frankfurt, of very high quality; considered by Popham and more recent scholars to be by Campin himself

School or Style


Materials used in production

Indian ink wash

Components of the work

Support composed of vellum (skin)

Techniques used in production

Pen and ink : Pen, ink with Indian ink wash on vellum; the figure has been cut out exactly to its silhouette

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 604
Primary reference Number: 4389
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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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