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Christ appearing to St Gregory: 3116

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Current Location: In storage


Christ appearing to St Gregory
Studies for seated figures, relating to groups on the lower left and lower right of the composition on the recto


Draughtsman: Carlo Urbino (Attributed to)




History note: A.A. VanSittart (his number 8850 on back of old mount)

Measurements and weight

Height: 249 mm
Width: 210 mm

Place(s) associated

  • Crema ⪼ Milan ⪼ Italy

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1862) by VanSittart, Augustus Arthur


1553 CE - 1585 CE


Formerly catalogued as by 'Bernardino Campi'.

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Materials used in production

White chalk
Brown ink
Brown wash
Red wash

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen and brown ink, brown and red wash, heightened with white, on paper, squared for transfer

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: 'deceptive hand'

  • Text: Perino del Vago [sic]
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Text: 8850
  • Location: Former mount, verso
  • Method of creation: Brown ink

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 3116
Primary reference Number: 7217
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 16 July 2021 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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