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The Mass of St. Gregory


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The Mass of St. Gregory


Carillo [ULAN info: Spanish school, active late 15th century]







Technique Description

tempera? on panel


height: 55.9 cm
width: 38.7 cm


given: The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum 1910 (Filtered for: Paintings, Drawings and Prints)

Painted for Alonso Ruiz de Cavala, c. 1480, priest of the church of Torrico, Toledo province, Spain, where it hung from about this time; with the Spanish Art Gallery, London (Lionel Harris), 1910; on loan from them October 1910, and subsequently purchased by the Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum


  1. Position: on the donor's scroll
    Content: O fili d.y miserere mey

  2. Position: on the platform
    Content: el cura del torrico / alonso ruys de cakala

  3. Position: on the step
    Content: ..ssarrillo

  4. Position: verso
    Content: esta imagen mando hazer alonso ruiz de cavala cura desta yglesya qual quier que delante della rezare syete vezes el pater noster con el ave maria gana setenta et tres mill annos de perdon los viernes del anno doblados el viernes santo indulgencia plenaria otorgados por sannt gregorio e sus sucesores


  1. (1910) The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (Cambs.)
    [comments: reproduced]
  2. (1912) The Principal Pictures in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, London? [page: 168]
    [comments: reproduced]
  3. (1929) The Principal Pictures in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (1929), London? [page: 197]
    [comments: reproduced]
  4. Goodison, J.W. (1960) Catalogue of Paintings in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, Vol. I, French, German and Spanish, Cambridge (Cambs.) [page: 210-212]
    [comments: pl. 108]

Accession Number

708 (Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(Reference Number: 3046; Input Date: 2000-03-17 / Last Edit: 2011-07-22)

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