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The Triumph of Scipio Africanus: M.29

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Current Location: Gallery 6 (Upper Marlay): Italian Art 14th-16th centuries


The Triumph of Scipio Africanus


Apollonio di Giovanni di Tommaso (Studio of)
Marco del Buono Giamberti



Measurements and weight

Height: 40 cm
Width: 135.9 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1912) by Marlay, Charles Brinsley

School or Style

Florentine School

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Egg tempera

Components of the work

Support composed of panel (wood)
Painted Surface Height 36.2 cm Width 133.6 cm

Techniques used in production

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

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: M. AGRIPPA. L. F. C. III
  • Location: On the architrave
  • Method of creation: Oil
  • Location: On the Capitol
  • Method of creation: Oil
  • Text: CVLISEO
  • Location: On the Colosseum
  • Method of creation: Oil
  • Text: O.S.AGNOLO
  • Location: On the castle of St Angelo
  • Method of creation: Oil

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Identification numbers

Accession number: M.29
Primary reference Number: 111
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 31 August 2023 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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