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Angels ministering to the Sick: C.340-1991

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Angels ministering to the Sick


Production: Unknown




Stained and painted glass

Stained and painted glass. Colours: blue, green, red, purple, grey, black and silver-yellow stain. An Italianate architectural setting with a tiled floor, two archways and a marble column on a pedestal. To the right and left of the column on a pedestal. To the right and left of the column angels can be seen ministering to patients in bed. On the left, in the foreground, a larger angel with wings is leaning over a bed. In an oval lead with a suspension loop at the top.


History note: H.S. Reitlinger (d.1950); the Reitlinger Trust, Maidenhead, from which transferred in 1991.

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Henry Scipio Reitlinger, 1950; transferred from the Reitlinger Trust, 1991

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 12.5 cm
Height: 14.0 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1950) by Reitlinger, Henry Scipio


16th Century, Late
17th Century, Early#
Circa 1575 - 1630

School or Style


People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Staining : Oval panel, stained and painted glass; colours blue, green, red, purple, grey, black and silver-yellow stain

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.340-1991
Primary reference Number: 28214
Packing number: EWA 813
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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