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The Crucifixion: 2929

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Titles

The Crucifixion

Maker(s)

Cranach, Lucas, the elder (Draughtsman)

Notes

History note: The Rev. Thomas Kerrich, bt. in London, since 1796; The Rev. R.E. Kerrich

Legal notes

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

Measurements and weight

Height: 280 mm
Width: 208 mm

Relative size of this object

20.8 m28 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

1512 CE - 1514 CE

Note

Preparatory to the painting in Copenhagen c.1512/14

School or Style

German School

Materials used in production

Brown ink
Grey-brown wash

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( brown)

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Pen and brown ink, grey-brown wash on brown paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Lucas van Leyden
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Black chalk

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 2929
Primary reference Number: 5760
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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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