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Virgin and Child (centre); St John the Baptist (left); St George or St Ansanus (right): 559

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


Virgin and Child (centre); St John the Baptist (left); St George or St Ansanus (right)


Painter: Lippi, Filippo






History note: Cavaliere Giuseppe Toscanelli, Pisa; his sale Florence, 9-23 April 1883 (141), as'Boccaci di Camerino' (Giovanni Boccati da Camerino); Charles Butler

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1893) by Butler, Charles

School or Style

Florentine School

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Egg tempera

Components of the work

Support composed of panel (wood) ( central panel has a layer of linen under the gesso ground)
Left-hand Panel Height 41.9 cm Width 11.8 cm
Centre Panel Height 41.9 cm Width 26.7 cm
Right-hand Panel Height 42.3 cm Width 26.7 cm

Techniques used in production

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

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: .penses.biem.
  • Location: Centre panel, on label
  • Text: ECCE AGNUS
  • Location: Left-hand panel, on the scroll

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 559
Primary reference Number: 470
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Thursday 16 March 2023

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

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