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Apollo and the Python: 23.I.5-88

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Current Location: In storage


Apollo and the Python
Two Theatrical Scenes


Printmaker: Carracci, Agostino
Draughtsman: Boscoli, Andrea (After)
Painter: Buontalenti, Bernardo (After)



Acquisition and important dates

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


Circa 1589 - 1592


State II/III. Second of the two theatrical scenes. (Given the title "Perseus and the Dragon" by Bartsch)

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 23.I.5-88
Primary reference Number: 128414
Bartsch: 122
Bohlin (Carracci): 154
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 10 May 2013 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

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

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