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The Deposition: PD.150-1994

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The Deposition


Corenzio, Belisario (Draughtsman)


History note: Philip Pouncey; Myril Pouncey

Legal notes

In memory of her husband, Philip, Honorary Keeper of Italian Drawings (1973-1990).

Measurements and weight

Height: 202 mm
Width: 163 mm

Relative size of this object

16.3 m20.2 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1994) by Pouncey, Myril

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Materials used in production

Brown wash
Black chalk

Components of the work

Support: composed of paper ( grey)

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Point of the brush, brown wash, heightened with white over traces of black chalk on grey paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Belissario
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Graphite

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.150-1994
Primary reference Number: 7269
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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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