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 Unknown , The Adoration

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Title The Adoration
Collection Astley Hall Museum & Art Gallery, Chorley
Artist Unknown
Date Earliest about 1600
Date Latest about 1700
Description While following a traditional compositional format with the Holy Family and the three kings in the foreground, the many other figures descending a staircase in a serpentine composition are less consistent with the stable setting and the composition may look back to Renaissance precedents.
Current Accession Number CHOAH:1979:112
Subject religion (Adoration of the Magi)
Measurements 55 x 40 cm (estimate)
Material oil on panel
Acquisition Details Given by Mrs Townley Parker 1979.
Notes There are two labels on the back of the panel ''The Adoration' 18th c.' and 'Adoration with Numerous Figures' 17th c.'
Rights Owner Astley Hall Museum & Art Gallery
Author Lisa Howard
 

 

 

 

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