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Christ healing a Lame Man: C.2238-1928

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Current Location: In storage


Christ healing a Lame Man


Artist: Gentile, Berardino (Attributed to)




Buff earthenware, tin-glazed on the front. Painted in blue, olive-green, yellow, orange, grey, and brown.
Rectangular with the top broken off.
Christ healing a Lame Man who walks on crutches and is supported by another man. Architectural background with a view of trees through an opening behind the cripple and his companion. A narrow manganese line and an orange line run round three sides.


History note: Countess Howard de Walden; Thomas Sutton, Eastbourne, from whom purchased in February 1900 by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher (MS 1126).

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Depth: 1.7 cm
Height: 21.5 cm
Width: 20.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Castelli ⪼ The Abruzzi ⪼ Italy

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1928) by Glaisher, J. W. L., Dr


18th Century
Circa 1750 CE - 1790 CE

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People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colours ( blue, olive-green, yellow, orange, grey, and brown)
Front composed of tin-glaze

Materials used in production


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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.2238-1928
Primary reference Number: 80769
Old object number: 1126
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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