A virgin and a unicorn; representing chastity. Oil painting.

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44558i
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Physical description

1 painting : oil on wood ; wood 46.8 x 38.4 cm

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Kstita

Reference

Wellcome Collection 44558i

Creator/production credits

Various attributions have been suggested, including circle of Dosso Dossi (Ferrara) and follower of Timoteo Viti of Urbino (1469-1523), though in its present state much of the surface (e.g. the green grass) dates from ca. 1970

Ownership note

Purchased by Wellcome at Foster's auction house, July 1914 for £8.8.0.

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