The Forest Fire

On display


  • Title

    The Forest Fire

  • Artist/maker

    Piero di Cosimo (1462 - 1522)
  • Associated place

    Europe (place of creation)
  • Date

    c. 1505
  • Material and technique

    oil on panel

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    71.2 x 202 cm (height x width)
  • No. of items


  • Credit line

    Presented by the Art Fund, 1933.

  • Museum location

    Second floor | Room 43 | Italian Renaissance
  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.


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Further reading

Lloyd, Christopher, Catalogue of the Earlier Italian Paintings in the Ashmolean Museum (Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1977), pp. 147-51

Whistler, Catherine and Bomford, David, The Forest Fire by Piero di Cosimo (Oxford, 1999) (Oxford, 1999), ---, ---, illus. p.2

Franklin, D., Painting in Renaissance Florence 1500-1550 (New Haven and London, 2001), ---, pp. 49-50, illus. ---

Piper, David, and Christopher White, Treasures of the Ashmolean Museum: An Illustrated Souvenir of the Collections, revised edn (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 1995), no. 51 on p. 53, illus. p. 53 fig. 51

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