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The Entombment of the Virgin; (left) St Bartholomew; (right) A female Saint: 2323

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Current Location: Gallery 6 (Upper Marlay): Italian Art 14th-16th centuries


The Entombment of the Virgin; (left) St Bartholomew; (right) A female Saint


Painter: Giovanni di Paolo




Panel from a predella


History note: J.A. Ramboux (1796-1866), Cologne; his sale, Cologne, J.M. Heberle, 23 May 1867 (127), bt. Professor Dr Alexander Schnütgen; by his foundation gift, to the Schnütgen Museum, Cologne, 1906, whence it passed to the Wallraf-Richartz Museum, Cologne (no. WRM 722); sold to M. Andriessen, Haarlem, 1934; H. Burg, Haarlem

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Bought from the S.G. Perceval Fund.

Measurements and weight

Height: 18.4 cm
Width: 46.7 cm

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1938) by Burg, H.


Circa 1450 - 1460

School or Style

Sienese School

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Egg tempera

Components of the work

Support composed of panel (wood)

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Tempera with gold on panel

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Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: 2323
Primary reference Number: 413
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 22 September 2022 Last processed: Thursday 22 September 2022

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

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