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Landscape with St John baptising: 2774

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Landscape with St John baptising


Domenichino (Domenico Zampieri) (Painter)


History note: Sir Francis Cook, Bart.(1817-1901); his son Sir Frederick Cook, Bart; Messrs. Thos. Agnew & Sons, 1925 Magnasco Society (25); bought from the trustees of the Cook family collection, 1946

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From the S.G.Perceval fund, with a contribution from Sir Thomas D.Barlow, C.B.E.

Measurements and weight

Height: 112.3 cm
Width: 156.2 cm

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1946) by Cook family collection, trustees of the


Circa 1610 - Circa 1620 1620

School or Style

Italian Bolognese School

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Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support: composed of canvas

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 2774
Primary reference Number: 258
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 19 May 2021 Last processed: Thursday 20 May 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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