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Study for a figure of Christ on the Cross: 2116

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Study for a figure of Christ on the Cross

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Solario, Andrea

Entities

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Notes

History note: Leo Planiscig; Benno Geiger, Vienna; his sale, Sotheby's, 1920; Ricketts and Shannon

Legal notes

The Ricketts and Shannon Collection. Bequeathed by Charles Shannon, 1937

Measurements and weight

Height: 254 mm
Width: 183 mm

Relative size of this object

18.3 m25.4 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1937) by Shannon, Charles Haslewood

Note

A study for the figure of Christ in the painting of the Crucifixion signed and dated 1503 in the Louvre (inv. 61)

School or Style

Italian

Materials used in production

Red wash
Black chalk
Red chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Red chalk over black chalk outline with point of brush and red wash, strengthened with black chalk

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: No 190
  • Location: Bottom centre
  • Method of creation: Ink

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 2116
Primary reference Number: 7869
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 7 June 2022 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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