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Christ bearing the Cross: 707

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Current Location: Gallery 32 (Rothschild)


Christ bearing the Cross


Painter: Unknown




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 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: Tuesday 13 June 2023

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

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