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Title:

The Nativity

Maker:

Ghirlandaio, Domenico (Domenico Bigordi); painter; Italian artist, 1449-1494

Category:

painting

Name:

painting

School/Style(s):

Italian; Florentine School

Production
Note:

formerly attributed to Mainardi, Sebastiano, reattrib. E. Fahy, 1998

Technique:

painting (image-making)

Material(s):

egg tempera; medium
panel (wood); support

Technique
Description:

tempera on panel

Dimension(s):

height, 85.4, cm
width, 62.5, cm

Acquisition:

bequeathed; 1912; Marlay, Charles Brinsley

Provenance:

he perhaps bought it from Messrs Colnaghi, London

Documentation:

Goodison, J. W.. Robertson, G. H.. 1967. Catalogue of Paintings in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, Italian School.Cambridge (Cambs.): Cambridge University Pressp. 92-93
pl. 15

Constable, William George. 1927. Catalogue of Pictures in the Marlay Bequest, Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.Cambridge (Cambs.): Cambridge University Press
pl. V

Fahy. 1976. Some Followers of Domenico Ghirlandaio.p. 216

Goodison, J. W.. 1967. [Unknown; Illustrated London News; 1960].London:
Source Title: Illustrated London News II (1960)
p. 294

Accession:

Object Number: M.54
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 500; input: 1999-12-10; modified: 2019-08-06)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/500





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