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The Adoration of the Shepherds, by Ciro Ferri

Image attached to PD.3-2013

An image of The Adoration of the Shepherds. Ferri, Ciro (Italian, 1634?-1689). Signed on the column base: 'Cirus. Ferri'. Oil on copper, height 52.5 cm, width 38.8cm, 1670. Notes: Commissioned by Cardinal Francesco Barberini as a present for the Venetian Ambassador to Rome. Presented by the Trustees of Sir Denis Mahon's Charitable Trust through the Art Fund, 2013

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The Adoration of the Shepherds. Ferri, Ciro (Italian, 1634?-1689). Signed on the column base: 'Cirus. Ferri'. Oil on copper, height 52.5 cm, width 38.8cm, 1670. Notes: Commissioned by Cardinal Francesco Barberini as a present for the Venetian Ambassador to Rome. Presented by the Trustees of Sir Denis Mahon's Charitable Trust through the Art Fund, 2013

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  • Accession Number: PD.3-2013
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Photographer name: Image Library; Fitzwilliam Museum
  • Image height: 1025 pixels
  • Image width: 758 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.0 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 651.98kB

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