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Scene of the Inquisition: PD.44-1958

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Titles

Scene of the Inquisition

Maker(s)

Ribera, Jusepe de (lo Spagnoletto) (Draughtsman)

Description

Shows the torture called 'the hoist'

Measurements and weight

Height: 207 mm
Width: 177 mm

Relative size of this object

17.7 m20.7 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1958) by Knowles, Guy John Fenton

Dating

1625 CE - 1630 CE

Note

Cf. drawing of the same subject at Providence, Rhode Island [no.50.060

School or Style

Spanish School

Materials used in production

Sepia

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( brown)

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen and sepia on brown paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Spagnoletto
  • Location: On the mount

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.44-1958
Primary reference Number: 6010
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 6 September 2021 Last processed: Monday 6 September 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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