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The betrayal of Christ: 2255

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Current Location: In storage


The betrayal of Christ


Draughtsman: Tassi, Agostino (Attributed)




History note: The so-called double numbering collector; Jonathan Richardson Junior [?]; Dr Barr Delany; Charles Ricketts R.A. and Charles Shannon R.A.

Legal notes

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

Measurements and weight

Height: 94 mm
Width: 100 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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

School or Style

Venetian School

Materials used in production

Brown ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Pen and brown ink on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Tiziano
  • Location: Top right
  • Method of creation: Brown ink

Inscription present: unidentified collector's mark

  • Text: 55
  • Location: Recto
  • Method of creation: Brown ink

Inscription present: unidentified collector's mark

  • Text: Cinquanta cinque
  • Location: Recto
  • Method of creation: Brown ink

Inscription present: perhaps from an account book

  • Text: ../... la casacchia.../...zione occasini [?] sa..aleg[?]./[?]i dodeq..q..'
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Brown ink
  • Text: No 49
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Ink

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 2255
Primary reference Number: 7958
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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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