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Madonna and Child: PD.55-1997

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 7 (Courtauld)


Madonna and Child


Painter: Sebastiano del Piombo (Sebastiano Luciani)




History note: Charles Ranshaw, sale, Christie's 2 May 1947, lot 117; bt. Philip Pouncey, on behalf of his uncle, Duncan Roberts, who bequeathed it to Philip Pouncey; Mrs Philip Pouncey

Legal notes

With grants from the National Lottery through the Heritage Lottery Fund and the National Art-Collections Fund with contributions from the Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum, the Gow, Percival and University Purchase funds and the Perrins Bequest.

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 68.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1997) by Pouncey, Philip, Mrs


Production date: AD 1513

School or Style


People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of panel (wood) ( poplar panel)

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on panel

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.55-1997
Primary reference Number: 1034
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 19 May 2021 Last processed: Thursday 16 March 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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