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A study for Christ on the Cross with two Angels: 1978

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

A study for Christ on the Cross with two Angels
Studies for the head, left arm and body of Christ; Study for a figue in the Perugia 'Deposition'

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Barocci, Federico

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Notes

History note: Benno Geiger, his sale, Sotheby's, 7 December 1920, lot 19, bt. Charles Ricketts; Ricketts and Shannon collection

Legal notes

The Ricketts and Shannon Collection. Bequeathed by Charles Shannon, 1937

Measurements and weight

Height: 515 mm
Width: 410 mm

Relative size of this object

41 m51.5 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1937) by Shannon, Charles Haslewood

School or Style

Italian

Materials used in production

White chalk
Black chalk
Red chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( blue)

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Recto: black chalk, heightened with white, squared for enlargement and transfer verso, black chalk, with traces of red and white chalks on blue paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Del Barocci
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Ink

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 1978
Primary reference Number: 7062
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 7 June 2022 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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