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Mary Magdalene in a landscape: PD.12-1976

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Mary Magdalene in a landscape

Maker(s)

Painter: Carracci, Annibale

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Notes

History note: Cardinal Borghese, inventory no. 460, 1963; Durand; William Young Ottley

Legal notes

Given by the Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum, with a contribution from the National Art Collections Fund and the Victoria and Albert through Grant-in-Aid, 1976

Measurements and weight

Height: 32.4 cm
Width: 43 cm

Relative size of this object

43 cm32.4 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1976) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Dating

Production date: circa AD 1599

School or Style

Italian
Bolognese School

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of copper

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on copper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 46
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Oil paint
  • Type: Number
  • Text: Card Borgese (revers way up)
  • Location: Verso, lower left
  • Method of creation: Scratched into plate
  • Location: Verso, upper left
  • Method of creation: Stenciled in black
  • Type: Number
  • Text: A/21
  • Location: Verso, upper right
  • Method of creation: Black
  • Type: Number

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.12-1976
Primary reference Number: 916
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 21 March 2022 Last processed: Monday 21 March 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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