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Current Location: Gallery 6 (Upper Marlay): Italian Art 14th-16th centuries


Head of Christ


Painter: Umbrian School




A fragment from a fresco painting.


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

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


Components of the work

Support composed of plaster

Techniques used in production

Fresco painting : Oil? on plaster

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 562
Primary reference Number: 663
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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