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Absalom killing his brother Amnon: C.17-1984

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 32 (Rothschild)

Titles

Absalom killing his brother Amnon

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown

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Description

Silver-stained and painted glass. A murder at a feast, perhaps Absalom killing his brother Amnon. Circular lead to which is attached a plain glass roundel within its own lead to protect the main roundel. Removed shortly after arrival.

Notes

History note: Enmore Castle Collection; Arthur Lock Radford, FSA, Bradninch Manor, near Exeter, Devon; Dr C.A. Ralegh Radford, FSA, Uffculme, Devon

Legal notes

Bought from C.A. Ralegh Radford, FSA

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 23.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Antwerp ⪼ Flanders

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1984-04-30) by Radford, C. A. Ralegh

Dating

Early 16th Century
Production date: circa AD 1525

Note

Probably from a set with C.16-1984.

School or Style

Flemish
Renaissance

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of paint
Stain composed of silver

Materials used in production

Glass

Techniques used in production

Staining : Silver-stained and painted glass
Painting

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.17-1984
Primary reference Number: 28212
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 10 December 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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