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The Christ Child Asleep on a Cross: PD.12-2011

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The Christ Child Asleep on a Cross


Blake, William


History note: Thomas Butts; Thomas Butts junior; Captain F. J. Butts; acquired from a bombed house in 1940 by Rimell, by whom sold to George Goyder, 1944

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Method of acquisition: Given (2011) by Goyder, George, the family of

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Painting : Tempera on canvas

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  • Text: WB
  • Location: L.r.
  • Type: Signature

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Accession number: PD.12-2011
Primary reference Number: 185967
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Created: Tuesday 20 December 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

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

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