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The Apotheosis of St Martin: PD.61-1992

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Current Location: In storage


The Apotheosis of St Martin


Painter: Monti, Francesco (Bolognese)




History note: Private collection, Florence, (as Giorgio Anselmi); Sotheby's 25 January 1961 (lot 54) as Carlo Carlone; Warren Pollock, by whom bequeathed (as Sebastiano Ricci)

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Warren Pollock, 1986, received 1992

Measurements and weight

Height: 60 cm
Width: 44 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1992) by Pollock, Warren


Production date: before AD 1756 : This is a 'modello' or preliminary study for the ceiling of the parish church in Capo di Ponte, which Monti frescoed in 1756.

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People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of canvas

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.61-1992
Primary reference Number: 972
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 22 November 2021 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

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

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