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Virgin adoring the Child: M.14

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Titles

Virgin adoring the Child

Maker(s)

Master of the Castello Nativity (Painter)

Measurements and weight

Height: 87 cm
Width: 59 cm

Relative size of this object

59 cm87 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1912) by Marlay, Charles Brinsley

Dating

Circa 1460 - 1465

School or Style

Italian Florentine School

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Oil glazes
Egg tempera
Gold

Components of the work

Support composed of panel (wood)

Techniques used in production

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

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Identification numbers

Accession number: M.14
Primary reference Number: 530
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 18 February 2022 Last processed: Friday 18 February 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Virgin adoring the Child" Web page available at: https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/530 Accessed: 2022-07-01 23:07:54

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