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

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Object information

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

Titles

The Siege of Troy - The Death of Hector

Maker(s)

Biagio d'Antonio da Firenze (Painter)

Description

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

Notes

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

Relative size of this object

1.6 m47 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Circa 1490 - 1495

School or Style

Italian 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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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 18 October 2021 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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