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The Story of Cupid and Psyche: M.75

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

Titles

The Story of Cupid and Psyche

Maker(s)

Painter: Sellaio, Jacopo del

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Description

One of a pair of cassone panels

Notes

History note: Cardinal Joseph Fesch (d. 1839) sale, Rome, 17 March ff., 1845 (1219); Davenport Bromley coll. by 1854; late Rev. Walter Davenport Bromley sale, Christie's, 12-13 June 1863 (60), bt. Roe; late Alexander Barker sale, Christie's 21 June 1879 (486)

Measurements and weight

Height: 59 cm
Width: 178.8 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

School or Style

Italian
Florentine School

Materials used in production

Egg tempera
Gold

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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Identification numbers

Accession number: M.75
Primary reference Number: 627
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 22 September 2022 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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