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

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Object information

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

Titles

The dead Christ supported by mourning angels

Maker(s)

Artist: Liberale da Verona

Entities

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Notes

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

Relative size of this object

76 cm1.2 m What does this represent?

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Place(s) associated

  • Verona

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Production date: circa AD 1489

School or Style

Italian

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Tempera Tempera : Tempera with oil glazes
Oil

Components of the work

Support composed of panel

Inscription or legends present

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

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.21-2003
Primary reference Number: 98950
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 7 October 2020 Last processed: Monday 29 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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