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The Continence of Scipio: 655

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

The Continence of Scipio

Maker(s)

Painter: West, Benjamin

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Notes

History note: John Knight, of Portland Place, London; his sale, Phillips, 23-4 March 1819 (37), bt. Sir T. Hesketh

Measurements and weight

Height: 100.3 cm
Width: 133.3 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1908) by Murray, Charles Fairfax

Dating

Production date: circa AD 1766

School or Style

British

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

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: 655
Primary reference Number: 4020
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 20 May 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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