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The Adoration of the Shepherds: PD.33-1986

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Titles

The Adoration of the Shepherds

Maker(s)

Turchi, Alessandro (Orbetto) (Painter)

Legal notes

The National Art Collections Fund (The Vera and Aileen Woodroffe Bequest).

Measurements and weight

Height: 47.4 cm
Width: 23.4 cm

Relative size of this object

23.4 cm47.4 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1986) by National Art Collections Fund

Dating

1600 - 1610 1610

School or Style

Italian

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support: composed of copper

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on copper

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.33-1986
Primary reference Number: 1048
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Monday 29 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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