This drawing is one of a series of religious themes in the same technique and of similar sizes traditionally titled 'Christ blessing the little children'.
The Miracle of the Loaves and Fishes by Giacomo Cavedone, 16111614
© Fitzwilliam Museum
- Chalk, pen, ink, wash, white & yellow oil
- 37 x 24 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £3,500 ( Total: £35,000)
- Acquired in:
The subject is in fact the much rarer one as told in John VI, 5-14 - the Miracle of the loaves and fishes.
1st Earl of Leicester; by descent; Thomas Williams.
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