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Joseph and Potiphar's Wife: 1178 (b)

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Current Location: In storage


Joseph and Potiphar's Wife


Painter: Unknown




Originally a single, continuous panel for a cassone, with a leaf-pattern border of gilt raised work all round, and similar work of a different design separating the scenes one from another.


History note: Anon. sale, Christie's, 22 March 1918 (82), bt. in.

Measurements and weight

Height: 27.9 cm
Width: 36.2 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1926) by Executors of Robert Ross


Formerly attributed to the Central Italian School

School or Style

Sienese School

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of panel (wood)

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on panel

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 1178 (b)
Primary reference Number: 3742
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 24 May 2021 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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