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Current Location: Gallery 7 (Courtauld)


The Betrayal of Christ


Painter: Barbieri, Giovanni Francesco (Il Guercino)




History note: Bartolommeo Fabri, by 1621; Ginetti, Rome, by 1678; Thomas Hope, Deepdene, Surrey, by 1818; sale of Hope Heirlooms, Christie's, 20 July 1917 (96), bt. Captain R. Langton Douglas, London

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1924) by Douglas, R. Langton, Capt.


Production date: or earlier AD 1621

School or Style

Bolognese School

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Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of canvas
Canvas Height 115.3 cm Width 142.2 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 1131
Primary reference Number: 447
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 18 December 2023 Last processed: Monday 18 December 2023

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

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