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Cassone: MAR.M.209-1912

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Painter: Apollonio di Giovanni di Tommaso




Cassone of carved, gessoed and gilt wood, with a painted panel of The Triumph of Scipio by Apollonio di Giovanni (1415-65), the sides with panels painted with coats of arms.

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The Marlay Bequest.

Measurements and weight

Depth: 73.7 cm
Height: 97.1 cm
Width: 205.1 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Florence ⪼ Tuscany ⪼ Italy

Acquisition and important dates

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


19th Century
Circa 1801 CE - Circa 1900 CE

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Cassone composed of giltwood
Panel composed of paint

Identification numbers

Accession number: MAR.M.209-1912
Primary reference Number: 98271
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 13 May 2019 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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