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The Fall of Icarus: PD.38-1969

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

The Fall of Icarus

Maker(s)

Painter: Allegrini, Francesco (Attributed to)

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Notes

History note: Messrs. P. and D. Colnaghi & Co., Ltd, London

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1969) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

School or Style

Italian

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Oil

Components of the work

Support composed of canvas ( laid down on panel)
Panel Depth 2.4 cm Height 40.2 cm Width 30 cm
Frame Depth 7 cm Height 51.1 cm Width 41.3 cm
Canvas Height 38.4 cm Width 28.4 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas laid down on panel

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 57ILA
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Black ink?
  • Text: Poussin
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Ink

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.38-1969
Primary reference Number: 886
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Saturday 27 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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