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The Virgin of the Annunciation: 1518b

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

The Virgin of the Annunciation

Maker(s)

Painter: Master of the S. Ursula Legend

Entities

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Description

These two pictures (see also 1518a) are on the inner and outer sides of the right wing of a triptych.

Notes

History note: Wynn Ellis, sold Chrisitie's, 27 May 1876 (48), bt. Sir Henry Thompson, Bart., father of the donor

Measurements and weight

Height: 32.7 cm
Width: 13.0 cm

Relative size of this object

13 cm32.7 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1929) by Thompson, Henry Francis Herbert, Sir, Bart

Note

The left wing of the triptych, 'Annunciate Angel', is part of the Johnson Collection, at the Philadelphia Museum of Art (Cat. 322b)

School or Style

Flemish

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Paint

Components of the work

Support composed of panel (wood)

Techniques used in production

Grisaille : Grisaille oils on panel

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: dons. tecum. (dominus tecum) (for accurate transcription see published catalogue)
  • Location: On the scroll

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: 1518b
Primary reference Number: 1654
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "The Virgin of the Annunciation" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/1654 Accessed: 2022-12-09 19:39:40

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