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An Allegorical Monument to Sir Isaac Newton: PD.52-1973

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Current Location: In storage


An Allegorical Monument to Sir Isaac Newton


Painter: Pittoni, Giovanni Battista, the younger
Painter: Valeriani, Domenico
Painter: Valeriani, Giuseppe




History note: Sir William Morice; Captain Heatley, by whom given to Ushaw College, Durham, c. 1820; sold by that institution, Sotheby's 21 March 1973, lot 29, repr.; Weitzner, Julius and associates, bt. "Holstein"

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Method of acquisition: Bought (1973) by Julius Weitzner and associates


1727 CE - 1729 CE

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Oil paint

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Support composed of canvas
Painted Area Height 220 cm Width 139 cm

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Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

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Accession number: PD.52-1973
Primary reference Number: 1012
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 18 December 2023 Last processed: Monday 18 December 2023

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

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