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Christ healing the Paralytic: 3079

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Current Location: In storage


Christ healing the Paralytic
Part of the engraving by Caraglio after Parmigianino of the Adoration of the Shepherds [Bartsch XV, p.68, no.4, dated 1526]


Draughtsman: Parmigianino (Francesco Mazzola)




History note: Earl of Arundel (?); Jabach (Goguel); A.M. Zanetti (?); Giovanni Antonio Armano; Earl of Aylesford (Lugt 58); Sir James Knowles; (from Aylesbury Collection, Clough MS, earlier provenance given by A.E. Popham) see Christie's, Sale, 28 May 1908 (as from the Reynolds collection) lot 208, bought Clough (£3/5/-)

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Height: 112 mm
Width: 150 mm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1913-02) by Clough, G.T.

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Materials used in production

Brown ink
Brown wash

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( laid down on a rectangular sheet of paper)

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen and brown ink, brown wash, heightened with white on paper, laid down

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 3079
Primary reference Number: 7642
Lugt: 58
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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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