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The miracle of the loaves and fishes

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (drawn)

  • Date:

    late 16th century (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (artist)
    Tintoretto, Jacopo, born 1519 - died 1594 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pen and ink and wash

  • Museum number:

    8092

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case PD, shelf 288

Place of Origin

Italy (drawn)

Date

late 16th century (drawn)

Artist/maker

Unknown (artist)
Tintoretto, Jacopo, born 1519 - died 1594 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Pen and ink and wash

Marks and inscriptions

Inscribed ‘Tintoretto 1592’ and in a different hand ‘No. 643’

Dimensions

Height: 419 mm, Width: 260 mm

Object history note

Bought 1876

Descriptive line

Drawing, The miracle of the loaves and fishes, copy after Jacopo Tintoretto, pen and ink and wash, late 16th century

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Ward-Jackson, Peter, Italian Drawings. Volume I. 14th-16th century, London, 1979, cat. 341, p. 162.

The following is the full text of the entry:

copies after
TINTORETTO, JACOPO

341
The miracle of the loaves and fishes
Inscribed ‘Tintoretto 1592’ and in a different hand ‘No. 643’
Pen and ink and wash; the corners cut away
16 ½ x 10 ¼ (419 x 260) 8092
PROVENANCE Bought 1876

A late 16th century copy of the picture in the Scuola di San Rocco, Venice. Probably a Genoese drawing, being somewhat reminiscent of Cambiaso.
Not illustrated

Materials

Pen and ink; Wash; Paper

Techniques

Drawing

Production Type

Unique

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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