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The Virgin reading: 136

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

The Virgin reading

Maker(s)

Painter: Franceschini, Marc Antonio (Attributed to)

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Measurements and weight

Depth: 5.7 cm
Height: 68.6 cm
Width: 52.4 cm
Width: 81 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1834) by Mesman, Daniel

School or Style

Italian
Bolognese School

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of canvas
Frame Height 103.5 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 136
Primary reference Number: 378
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 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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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "The Virgin reading" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/378 Accessed: 2024-07-16 12:52:17

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