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The Holy Family: 1880.4.21-20

Object information

Current Location: In storage


The Holy Family


Printmaker: Boldrini, Niccolà (Attributed)
Draughtsman: Vecellio, Tiziano (After)



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1880) by Unknown


Circa 1500 - Circa 1575


As described by Passavant but with the lettering “pulcra ut luna” (more beautiful than the moon) and “electa ut sol” (selected above the sun)

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 1880.4.21-20
Primary reference Number: 129476
Passavant: 48
Old location number: 20.G.2.7
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 31 January 2023 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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