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

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Current Location: In storage


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'


Draughtsman: Barocci, Federico




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

Acquisition and important dates

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

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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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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 7 June 2022 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

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

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