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The Virgin and Child with St Catherine: 631

An image of Painting

Object information


The Virgin and Child with St Catherine


(?)attributed to Ramenghi, Bartolomeo, the elder (Painter)


History note: Viscountess Marianne Alford, (known as Lady Marian Alford) bought in Milan; bequeathed to the donor, her brother, 1888

Measurements and weight

Height: 51.7 cm
Width: 36.6 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1905) by Compton, Alwyne Frederick


Formerly attributed to Bolognese School

School or Style


People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support: composed of panel (wood)

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on panel

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: PRO( )ME/FVN( )DE/PRE( )CES/B/( )P
  • Location: On the panel, lower left
  • Method of creation: Oil
  • Text: Tommaso da San Frediano
  • Location: On verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: 631
Primary reference Number: 138
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 14 June 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 15 June 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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