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The Adoration of the Shepherd, with the Annunciation to the Shepherds beyond: PD.13-2011

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The Adoration of the Shepherd, with the Annunciation to the Shepherds beyond


Garofalo, Benvenuto Tisi da


History note: By descent to George Charles Fitzwilliam (1866-1935), Milton, Peterborough and by descent to his son, William Thomas George, 11th Earl Fitzwilliam, Milton Park, Peterborough; sold Phillips, London, 26 April, 1955 (lot 99) to T. Agnew and Sons, London 1955, from whom bought by Lord Richardson, 1955

Legal notes

Accepted by HM Government in lieu of Inheritance Tax and allocated to The Fitzwilliam Museum, 2011

Measurements and weight

Height: 48.3 cm
Width: 34.9 cm

Relative size of this object

34.9 cm48.3 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Allocated (2011) by H.M. Government


16th century
Circa 1516 CE - 1517 1517 CE

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Components of the work

Support: composed of panel

Techniques used in production

Painting : Oil on poplar panel

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.13-2011
Primary reference Number: 185968
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 20 December 2011 Updated: Wednesday 26 May 2021 Last processed: Thursday 27 May 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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