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Virgin and Child between St John the Baptist and St Onufrius: 1185

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Titles

Virgin and Child between St John the Baptist and St Onufrius

Maker(s)

Neapolitan School (Painter)

Notes

History note: Acquired by the Museo Reale, Naples, from an unknown source in Gaeta, c.1821; John, 2nd Lord Northwick, (1770-1859); his sale by Phillips, at Thirlestane House, Cheltenham, 26 July ff. 1859 (975), bt. Walrond; Bethell Walrond sale, Christie's, 12-13 July 1878 (66); with Martin Colnaghi, London; late Charles Butler sale, 25 May 1911 (60), bt. F. Howard; Lady Ratan Tata sale by Chancellor, at York House, Twickenham, 25 Oct. 1922 (547) bt. Pawsay & Payne, for Viscount Rothermere

Measurements and weight

Height: 148.6 cm
Width: 120.9 cm

Relative size of this object

1.2 m1.5 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1927) by Rothermere, Harold, 1st Viscount

Dating

Production date: AD/CE 1507

Note

N.B. the maker is unclear at this point, see catalogue and file

Formerly attributed to Cristoforo Scacco

School or Style

Italian

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 on panel

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: ECCE. AGNIVS. DEI. ECC...V...TOLLIS. PECC...DI
  • Location: On the scroll
  • Text: HOCOPVS. F. F. IOHANES. ATONIVS. AD. HNORE. B.AE.. M.VGIN. 1507
  • Location: On the step

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: 1185
Primary reference Number: 620
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Sunday 28 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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