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Christ at the house of Simon the Pharisee: 2868

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Current Location: In storage


Christ at the house of Simon the Pharisee


Draughtsman: Bassano, Leandro (Leandro da Ponte)




History note: W. Mayor (Lugt 2700); Geoffrey J. Whitehead, his sale, Christie's, 13 May 1903, part of lot 45; bt. in; sold Christie's, 19 April 1909, part of lot 55; bt. Robinson

Measurements and weight

Height: 321 mm
Width: 436 mm

Relative size of this object

43.6 m32.1 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1910) by Newton Robinson, C. E.

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Materials used in production

White chalk
Black wash
Black chalk
Red chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( grey)

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Black and red chalk, heightened with white on grey paper, bordered with a line of black wash

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Bassan I
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: Jacopo da Ponte, detto il Bassano
  • Location: Old mount, verso

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 2868
Primary reference Number: 7083
Lugt: 2700
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 16 July 2021 Last processed: Friday 16 July 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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