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Head of Christ: 562

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Object information

Titles

Head of Christ

Maker(s)

Umbrian School (Painter)

Description

A fragment from a fresco painting.

Notes

History note: Bought in Perugia, said to have come from a destroyed church near Perugia

Measurements and weight

Height: 33.3 cm
Width: 32.0 cm

Relative size of this object

32 cm33.3 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1892) by Unknown

School or Style

Umbrian School

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Tempera

Components of the work

Support composed of plaster

Techniques used in production

Fresco painting : Oil? on plaster

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: 562
Primary reference Number: 663
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Head of Christ" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/663 Accessed: 2022-07-06 04:11:40

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