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Scene of the Inquisition: PD.44-1958

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Current Location: In storage


Scene of the Inquisition


Draughtsman: Ribera, Jusepe de (lo Spagnoletto)




Shows the torture called 'the hoist'

Measurements and weight

Height: 207 mm
Width: 177 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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


1625 CE - 1630 CE


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

School or Style

Spanish School

Materials used in production


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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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 8 February 2024 Last processed: Thursday 8 February 2024

Associated departments & institutions

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

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