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Virgin and Child (centre); St John the Baptist (left); St George or St Ansanus (right): 559

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Titles

Virgin and Child (centre); St John the Baptist (left); St George or St Ansanus (right)

Maker(s)

Lippi, Filippo (Painter)

Description

Triptych

Notes

History note: Cavaliere Giuseppe Toscanelli, Pisa; his sale Florence, 9-23 April 1883 (141), as'Boccaci di Camerino' (Giovanni Boccati da Camerino); Charles Butler

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1893) by Butler, Charles

School or Style

Italian Florentine School

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Egg tempera
Gold

Components of the work

Support composed of panel (wood) ( central panel has a layer of linen under the gesso ground) Left-hand Panel Height 41.9 cm Width 11.8 cm
Centre Panel Height 41.9 cm Width 26.7 cm
Right-hand Panel Height 42.3 cm Width 26.7 cm

Techniques used in production

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

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: .penses.biem.
  • Location: Centre panel, on label
  • Text: ECCE AGNUS
  • Location: Left-hand panel, on the scroll

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 559
Primary reference Number: 470
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Thursday 28 April 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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