The Miracle of the Loaves and Fishes by Giacomo Cavedone

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'.

Details

Medium:
Chalk, pen, ink, wash, white & yellow oil
Dimensions:
37 x 24 cm
Art Fund grant:
£3,500 ( Total: £35,000)
Acquired in:
1992
Vendor:
Christie's

The subject is in fact the much rarer one as told in John VI, 5-14 - the Miracle of the loaves and fishes.

Provenance

1st Earl of Leicester; by descent; Thomas Williams.

Venue details

Fitzwilliam Museum Trumpington Street, CAMBRIDGE Cambridgeshire CB2 1RB 01223 332900 www.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk

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