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Ecce Homo: 2546

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Current Location: Gallery 7 (Courtauld)

Titles

Ecce Homo
Translated as: The man of sorrows

Maker(s)

Reni, Guido (Painter)

Notes

History note: Prince Lucien Bonaparte (1775-1840); exhibited for sale London, New Gallery, 60 Pall Mall, with the rest of the Lucien Bonaparte collection, 1815, when it was bought by Sir Thomas Baring; bought at the death of Sir Thomas Baring, 1848, by his second son, Thomas Baring, who bequeathed it to his nephew Thomas George Baring, 1st Earl of Northbrook, 1873; Northbrook sale, Christie's, 12 Dec. 1919 (127), bt. Goetze

Measurements and weight

Height: 113 cm
Width: 95.2 cm

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95.2 cm1.1 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1943) by Goetze, Constance, Mrs

Dating

Production date: circa AD 1639

School or Style

Italian Bolognese School

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of canvas

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 2546
Primary reference Number: 590
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 26 January 2022 Last processed: Tuesday 26 July 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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