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The Last Supper: 3015

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Current Location: In storage


The Last Supper
Two child Angels holding the Eucharist and a study for a St Peter


Draughtsman: Poccetti (Bernardino Barbatelli) (Attributed to)




History note: Padre Sebastiano Resta (1635-1714); Giov. Matteo Marchetti, Bishop of Arezzo (d. 1704); Chevalier Marchetti da Pistoja; sold through John Talman (d. 1726) in 1710 to John, Lord Somers (1650-1716) (Lugt 2981); J. Richardson Sr. (1665-1745) (Lugt 2984) (?); Sir J.C. Robinson (1824-1913) (Lugt 1433), Sale, 14 May 1902, lot 394 (as by Tintoretto), bt. by Clough for £4 0s 0d (at Christie's)

Measurements and weight

Height: 125 mm
Width: 195 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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

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Materials used in production

Grey wash
Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( both studies are cut, sheet has obviously been larger)
Medium, Verso composed of red chalk

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Recto: pen and bister, grey wash over black chalk verso: red chalk on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: d.28 (Lord Somers' mark)
  • Location: Recto
  • Method of creation: Brown ink
  • Text: V/59
  • Location: Old mount
  • Method of creation: Brown ink
  • Text: 149
  • Location: Old mount
  • Method of creation: Brown ink
  • Text: C (or G) 46 / F F 25
  • Location: Old mount
  • Method of creation: Brown ink

Inscription present: Richardson's hand?

  • Text: o h / L 59
  • Location: Old mount
  • Method of creation: Brown ink

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 3015
Primary reference Number: 7725
Lugt: 2981
Lugt: 2984
Lugt: 1433
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 16 July 2021 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

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

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