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The Virgin and Child enthroned, between (left) St Lawrence and (right) St John Gualbert: M.33

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Current Location: In storage

Titles

The Virgin and Child enthroned, between (left) St Lawrence and (right) St John Gualbert

Maker(s)

Francesco di Antonio di Bartolomeo (Painter)

Description

Triptych.

Notes

History note: Cav. Giuseppe Toscanelli, Pisa, sale, Florence, 9-23 Feb. 1883 (48); anon. sale (=estate of C.B.Marlay), Christie's, 17 March 1916 (18), bt. in

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1912) by Marlay, Charles Brinsley

Dating

1415 - 1418

School or Style

Italian Florentine School

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Tempera
Gold

Components of the work

Support composed of panel (wood) Centre Panel Height 103.2 cm Width 50.2 cm
Gable, Left Height 13.0 cm
Gable, Right Height 13.0 cm
Gable, Centre Height 16.5 cm
Right Panel Height 89.8 cm Width 34.6 cm
Left Panel Height 91.7 cm Width 34.3 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on panel

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: EGO.S
  • Location: Centre panel, on the scroll
  • Method of creation: Oil
  • Text: AVE.MARIA.G[R]ATIA.PLENA.FRANCISCHVS ANTONII DEL [or DFL, (?)DE FLORENTIA].PINSIT
  • Location: Centre panel, bottom
  • Method of creation: Oil
  • Text: S.Laurentius.M
  • Location: Left panel, bottom
  • Method of creation: Oil
  • Text: S.IhES.GUALBERTI.C
  • Location: Right panel, bottom
  • Method of creation: Oil

Inscription present: the word anima is damaged and now appears to read ADENA

  • Text: UESTA TAVOLA E ALTARE A FATO FARE DON G[AB]RIELO PEL ANIMA.SUA E DE SUOI.BENEFACTORI.A.MCCCCX[V(?)].
  • Location: Bottom of frame
  • Method of creation: Oil
  • Text: I OH(?)AN / V(?)ANGE
  • Location: Centre medallion, top of frame
  • Method of creation: Oil

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Identification numbers

Accession number: M.33
Primary reference Number: 382
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Friday 21 May 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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