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The Ascension of Christ: 2204

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Current Location: In storage


The Ascension of Christ


Painter: Stevens, Alfred George




History note: Mrs Gamble; Charles Ricketts, R.A., and C.H. Shannon, R.A.; on loan to the Fitzwilliam Museum, 1933-7

Legal notes

The Ricketts and Shannon Collection. Bequeathed by Charles Shannon, 1937

Measurements and weight

Height: 91.4 cm
Width: 42.8 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1937) by Shannon, Charles Haslewood


Circa 1845 - 1846

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Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of panel (wood)

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on panel

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: B.B.
  • Location: Verso, panel
  • Type: Stencil

Inscription present: in a circle

  • Text: 23/1
  • Location: Verso, panel
  • Method of creation: Chalk
  • Text: 8 1/2
  • Location: Verso, panel
  • Method of creation: Pink
  • Type: Label
  • Text: 8 1/2
  • Location: Verso, frame
  • Method of creation: Pink
  • Type: Label

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 2204
Primary reference Number: 3957
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 3 October 2023 Last processed: Wednesday 11 October 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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