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The Siege of Troy - The Death of Hector: M.44

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


The Siege of Troy - The Death of Hector


Painter: Biagio d'Antonio da Firenze




One of a pair of cassone panels, see also M.45


History note: Palazzo Albizzi, Florence; Samuel Woodburn, London; his sale, Christie's, 9 June 1860 (81), as Pintoricchio bt. Morant; Rev. W. Davenport Bromley, his sale Christie's, 12 June 1863 (163), as Pintoricchio, bt. Colnaghi

Measurements and weight

Height: 47 cm
Width: 161 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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


Circa 1490 - 1495

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)

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Tempera on panel

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Identification numbers

Accession number: M.44
Primary reference Number: 132
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 18 October 2021 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

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

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