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The betrayal of Christ: 2255

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Titles

The betrayal of Christ

Maker(s)

Attributed Tassi, Agostino (Draughtsman)

Notes

History note: The so-called double numbering collector; Jonathan Richardson Junior [?]; Dr Barr Delany; Charles Ricketts R.A. and Charles Shannon R.A.

Measurements and weight

Height: 94 mm
Width: 100 mm

Relative size of this object

10 m9.4 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

School or Style

Italian Venetian School

Materials used in production

Brown ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Pen and brown ink on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Tiziano
  • Location: Top right
  • Method of creation: Brown ink

Inscription present: unidentified collector's mark

  • Text: 55
  • Location: Recto
  • Method of creation: Brown ink

Inscription present: unidentified collector's mark

  • Text: Cinquanta cinque
  • Location: Recto
  • Method of creation: Brown ink

Inscription present: perhaps from an account book

  • Text: ../... la casacchia.../...zione occasini [?] sa..aleg[?]./ ..ca..m[?]i dodeq..q..'
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Brown ink
  • Text: No 49
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Ink

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 2255
Primary reference Number: 7958
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 16 July 2021 Last processed: Friday 16 July 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "The betrayal of Christ" Web page available at: https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/7958 Accessed: 2022-05-25 14:58:52

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