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The dead Christ supported by mourning angels: PD.21-2003

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Current Location: Gallery 6 (Upper Marlay): Italian Art 14th-16th centuries


The dead Christ supported by mourning angels


Artist: Liberale da Verona




History note: Lebel, Robert, Paris and Munich, 1936

History note: Trevise, Duc de, his sale, Paris, 8 December 1947, lot 157

History note: Bellier

History note: Nager, Jean, his sale, Sotheby's, London, 26 June 1957, lot 157

History note: Arcade Gallery

History note: Pouncey, Philip

History note: Pouncey, Myril

Legal notes

Accepted by H.M.Government in lieu of Inheritance Tax and allocated to the Fitzwilliam Museum

Measurements and weight

Height: 116.5 cm
Width: 76 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Verona

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Allocated (2003-07-31) by H.M. Treasury


Production date: circa AD 1489

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People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Tempera Tempera : Tempera with oil glazes

Components of the work

Support composed of panel

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: masaccio
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Inscription

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.21-2003
Primary reference Number: 98950
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 7 October 2020 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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