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Current Location: In storage


Landscape with Shepherds


Painter: Bassano, Francesco II (Francesco II da Ponte)




History note: Queen Christina of Sweden (d.1689); bequeathed to Cardinal Azzolini, Rome, (d.1689); inherited by his nephew Marchese Pompeo Azzolini; bought from him by Prince Livio Odescalchi; inherited by his nephew, Baldassare Odescalchi, Duke of Bracciano; bought from him by Philippe, Duc d'Orleans, Regent of France, 1721; descended to his great-grandson, Louis Philippe Joseph d'Orleans, (Philippe Egalite), who sold it with rest of the Italian and the French pictures to Viscount Walskiers of Brussels, 1791; bought from him by François Laborde de Méréville, who sold the collection to Mr Bryan, of London (acting for the Duke of Bridgewater, the Earl of Carlisle and Earl Gower)

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Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1816) by Fitzwilliam, Richard, 7th Viscount


1570 - 1585

School or Style

Venetian School

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Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of canvas
Frame Depth 11 cm Height 95.9 cm Width 124 cm
Canvas Height 65.7 cm Width 93.7 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 114
Primary reference Number: 117
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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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