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Virgin and Child: 1757

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Virgin and Child

Maker(s)

Pietro di Niccolo da Orvieto (Painter)

Legal notes

Given by Francis Neilson through the National Art Collections Fund

Measurements and weight

Height: 31.4 cm
Width: 20.3 cm

Relative size of this object

20.3 cm31.4 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1935) by Neilson, Francis

Dating

Production date: circa AD 1400

Note

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School or Style

Italian Umbrian School

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Egg tempera
Gold

Components of the work

Support composed of panel (wood)

Techniques used in production

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

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 1757
Primary reference Number: 665
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 15 February 2022 Last processed: Tuesday 15 February 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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