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The Triumph of Scipio Africanus: M.29

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The Triumph of Scipio Africanus


Studio of Apollonio di Giovanni di Tommaso
Marco del Buono Giamberti

Measurements and weight

Height: 40 cm
Width: 135.9 cm

Relative size of this object

1.4 m40 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1912) by Marlay, Charles Brinsley

School or Style

Italian Florentine School

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Egg tempera

Components of the work

Support: composed of panel (wood) Painted Surface: Height 36.2 cm Width 133.6 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Tempera with gold and silver on panel

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: M. AGRIPPA. L. F. C. III
  • Location: On the architrave
  • Method of creation: Oil
  • Location: On the Capitol
  • Method of creation: Oil
  • Text: CVLISEO
  • Location: On the Colosseum
  • Method of creation: Oil
  • Text: O.S.AGNOLO
  • Location: On the castle of St Angelo
  • Method of creation: Oil

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Identification numbers

Accession number: M.29
Primary reference Number: 111
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Friday 21 May 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Painting" Web page available at: Accessed: 2021-12-01 18:43:14

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