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The Miracle of the loaves and fishes: PD.9-1992

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

The Miracle of the loaves and fishes

Maker(s)

Cavedone, Giacomo (Draughtsman)

Notes

History note: Thomas Coke, 1st. Earl of Leicester, his mount with the attribution 'Cavedon' in the hand formerly identified as William Kent, by descent to Viscount Coke; his sale, Christie's, 2 July 1991, lot 18; with Thomas Williams

Legal notes

From the Gow Fund with contributions from the National Heritage Memorial Fund, the National Art Collections Fund and the Victoria and Albert Museum / Museum and Galleries Commission Regional Fund.

Measurements and weight

Height: 368 mm
Width: 240 mm

Relative size of this object

24 m36.8 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1992) by Thomas Williams Fine Art Ltd

School or Style

Italian

Materials used in production

Oil paint
Black ink
Brown wash
Black chalk
Varnish

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( laid down)

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Black chalk, pen and black ink, brown wash heightened with white and yellow oil on varnished paper, laid down

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Cavedon (in the hand formerly identified as William Kent's)
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Brown ink
  • Text: Cn
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Brown ink
  • Text: No. 0416
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: 4
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: 26
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: 90
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.9-1992
Primary reference Number: 7241
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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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