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The Temptation of St Benedict, by Alessandro Allori

Image attached to PD.19-1996

An image of The Temptation of St Benedict. Allori, Alessandro (Italian, 1535-1607). Oil on canvas, height 40.8 cm, width 59.3 cm, c.1587. Florentine School.

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The Temptation of St Benedict. Allori, Alessandro (Italian, 1535-1607). Oil on canvas, height 40.8 cm, width 59.3 cm, c.1587. Florentine School.

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  • Accession Number: PD.19-1996
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/22.0
  • Focal length: 120
  • Camera: Hasselblad H3DII-31
  • Photographer name: Andrew Norman
  • Image height: 801 pixels
  • Image width: 1024 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.0 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 140.84kB
  • Exposure time: 1/60
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 22/1
  • Captured: 2013:11:04 12:50:42

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16th Century Alessandro Allori Allori Catholic crucifix crucifixion eremitic Fitz_PDP Florentine School halo hermetical hermit Italian Late Renaissance lying lying down male Mannerism Mannerist oil on canvas painting patron patron saint Renaissance river rolling Saint Benedict saints skull skulls St Benedict stripped temptation thorns thorny

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