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Christ handing the Keys to St Peter: 966

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Titles

Christ handing the Keys to St Peter

Maker(s)

Tintoretto, Domenico (Domenico Robusti) (Draughtsman)

Notes

History note: Professor Piancastelli, Bologna; A. M. Hind

Measurements and weight

Height: 370 mm
Width: 222 mm

Relative size of this object

22.2 m37 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1919) by Hind, A. M.

Note

A study for the Altar-piece, Christ handing the Keys to St Peter, commissioned in 1597, by the Benedictine Nuns of Reggio Emilia for the Church of San Pietro, and placed on the Altar in 1601

School or Style

Italian

Materials used in production

Ground (material)
Black chalk
Varnish
Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Brush, oil on green-grey ground, traces of black chalk, on paper

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 966
Primary reference Number: 7941
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 16 July 2021 Last processed: Friday 16 July 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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