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The Deposition from the Cross: 2272

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Current Location: In storage


The Deposition from the Cross


Draughtsman: Campin, Robert (After)




History note: Thomas Banks; Mrs Lavinia Forster; Ambrose Poynter; Sir Edward J. Poynter, his sale Sotheby's, 25 April 1918, (253), bt. Shannon; Charles Ricketts and Charles Shannon; on loan to the Fitzwilliam Museum 1933-7

Legal notes

The Ricketts and Shannon Collection. Bequeathed by Charles Shannon, 1937

Measurements and weight

Height: 26.7 cm
Width: 25.7 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1937) by Shannon, Charles Haslewood


Copy of the centre panel of a lost triptych by Campin, composition of which is known from several painted copies including one in the Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool. Perhaps drawn by Vranck van der Stock [1424-1495]

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Materials used in production

Red chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( prepared)

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Brush drawing in ink, bodycolour and some red chalk on dark-grey prepared ground (washed paper)

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 2272
Primary reference Number: 4392
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 7 June 2022 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

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

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