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Christ, the Redeemer, blessing: PD.15-1958

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Christ, the Redeemer, blessing

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Martinelli, Niccolà (il Trometta)

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Measurements and weight

Height: 259 mm
Width: 186 mm

Relative size of this object

18.6 m25.9 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1958) by Knowles, Guy John Fenton

Note

Formerly attributed to Perino del Vaga (1500/01-1547)

School or Style

Italian

Materials used in production

Brown ink
Whitening

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( blue-grey, laid down)

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen and brown ink, heightened with white, partly oxidised, on faded blue-grey paper, with traces of incision, laid down on washed mount

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Pierino del Vaga
  • Location: Recto
  • Method of creation: Brown ink
  • Text: No. 56...190 VG / Perino del Vaga
  • Location: Recto, old mount
  • Text: Perino del Vaga / Signature (erased with paraphe) / No. 23
  • Location: Verso, old mount
  • Text: 11.709 / Maggi (?) 17.2 / 1836
  • Location: Verso, old mount

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.15-1958
Primary reference Number: 7984
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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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