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The sacrifice of Isaac: PD.12-1960

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Current Location: In storage


The sacrifice of Isaac
Study of an écorché


Draughtsman: Bortolini, Mattia (Attributed to)




History note: (?) A. Fauchier Magnan; Sotheby's, 4 December 1935, lot 37; Christopher Norris; anon. sale, Christie's, 9 November 1956, lot 23; with Adrian Merz

Legal notes

From the Spencer George Perceval Fund

Measurements and weight

Height: 395 mm
Width: 257 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1960-07-21) by Adrian Merz

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Materials used in production

Black chalk
Red chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Recto: black chalk and graphite verso: red chalk on paper

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.12-1960
Primary reference Number: 7200
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 16 July 2021 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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