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The Assumption and Coronation of the Virgin: 2851

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The Assumption and Coronation of the Virgin


Willeboirts, Thomas (Draughtsman)


History note: Mr Cooper (painter of King's Lynn); Rev. Thomas Kerrich, Magdalene College, Cambridge, by 1767; Rev. R.E. Kerrich, by whom bequeathed

Legal notes

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

Measurements and weight

Height: 384 mm
Width: 237 mm

Relative size of this object

23.7 m38.4 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

Grey wash
Grey ink
Brown wash
Blue wash

Components of the work

Support: composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Point of the brush, grey ink, grey wash, blue wash and brown wash, the design enclosed within a frame in grey ink with a curved top, on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 5/25
  • Location: On old mount
  • Method of creation: Brown ink
  • Text: I. 124
  • Location: On old mount
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: T. Kerrich 1767 / M.C.C.
  • Location: Verso of old mount

Identification numbers

Accession number: 2851
Primary reference Number: 5642
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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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