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Christ bearing the Cross: 707

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Christ bearing the Cross


Unknown (Painter)


History note: Said to have been found in taking down a cottage in Huby's Yard, St Saviour's, Norwich; George E. Fox (1833-1908); bequeathed to Mill Stephenson, 1908; bought from him by the Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum, 1910

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Method of acquisition: Given (1910) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum


Circa 1400 CE - Circa 1425 1425 CE

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Components of the work

Support: composed of panel (wood) Frame: Depth 7.3 cm Height 42.5 cm Width 39.6 cm
Panel (wood): Height 33.1 cm Width 29.9 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Tempera on panel

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 707
Primary reference Number: 785
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 25 August 2021 Last processed: Wednesday 25 August 2021

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

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