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Virgin and Child with SS. John the Baptist, Andrew Bartholomew and Zenobius: 556

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Current Location: In storage

Titles

Virgin and Child with SS. John the Baptist, Andrew Bartholomew and Zenobius

Maker(s)

Painter: Rosselli, Cosimo

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Notes

History note: Cardinal Joseph Fesch (d. 1839) sale, Rome, 17 ff. March 1845 (1798), as 'Inconnu', bt. Bromley; coll. Rev. W. Davenport Bromley; late Rev. Walter Davenport Bromley sale, Christie's, 12-13 June 1863 (79), bt. Solomon; Earl of Craven, Combe Abbey, Wiltshire; anon. sale Christie's, 28 June 1890 (94A), bt. Murray; Charles Butler

Measurements and weight

Height: 190.5 cm
Width: 175.2 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

School or Style

Italian
Florentine School

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Egg tempera
Gold

Components of the work

Support composed of panel (wood)
Painted Surface Height 195.6 cm Width 189.2 cm

Techniques used in production

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

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: .TER / REGINA. CELI. LETTARE. ALLELVIA / REXVRRE (the word restored as LETTARE should read LAETARE)
  • Location: Upper step
  • Text: QVIA. QUEM. MERVISTI. PORTA. REALLE (PORTA. REALLE should read PORTARE. ALLE[LVIA])
  • Location: Lower step
  • Text: S. IOHANNES. BATISTA. S. ANDREAS. APLVS. / ...CCCO ...XX...ODIE. XXVIIIO. NOVEBRIS..S. BARTHOLOMEVS. APLVS..S. ZENOBIVS. EPVS
  • Location: Along the base of the panel

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 556
Primary reference Number: 610
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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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