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

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Object information

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


The Siege of Troy - The Wooden Horse


Painter: Biagio d'Antonio da Firenze




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


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

Acquisition and important dates

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

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

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.45
Primary reference Number: 134
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 22 June 2022 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

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

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