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The Siege of Troy - The Wooden Horse: M.45

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Object information

Titles

The Siege of Troy - The Wooden Horse

Maker(s)

Biagio d'Antonio da Firenze (Painter)

Description

One of a pair of cassone panels, see also M.44

Notes

History note: Palazzo Albizzi, Florence; Samuel Woodburn, London, sold at Christie's, 9 June 1860 (82), as Pintoricchio, bt. Morant; Rev. W. Davenport Bromley; his sale Christie's, 12 June 1863 (164), 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

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

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.45
Primary reference Number: 134
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Audit data

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

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Painting" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/134 Accessed: 2022-01-21 17:13:58

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