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Study for a figure of Christ on the Cross: 2116

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Current Location: In storage


Study for a figure of Christ on the Cross


Draughtsman: Solario, Andrea




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

Acquisition and important dates

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


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

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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: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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