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Virgin adoring the Child: 2186

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Object information

Titles

Virgin adoring the Child

Maker(s)

Sellaio, Jacopo del (Painter)

Notes

History note: Charles Ricketts and C.H. Shannon; on loan Fitzwilliam Museum, 1933-7

Measurements and weight

Height: 73.9 cm
Width: 49.5 cm

Relative size of this object

49.5 cm73.9 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1937) by Shannon, Charles Haslewood

Dating

Production date: after AD/CE 1473

School or Style

Italian Florentine arches

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Egg tempera

Components of the work

Support: composed of panel (wood)

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Tempera on panel

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: ECCE. ANGNIVS DEI
  • Location: On the scroll

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: 2186
Primary reference Number: 626
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Painting" Web page available at: https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/626 Accessed: 2022-01-27 09:21:40

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