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Ivory plaque of Autumn, after Crispijn I de Passe

Image attached to M.3C-1991

An image of Passe, Crispijn I de (Flemish, 1564-1637). Autumn: A gentleman and lady carousing in the open air, with on the right a vase of flowers, two bowls of fruit and a bottle, and on the left, peasants making wine. Inscribed at the top centre 'OCTOBRE' and at the bottom centre 'AUTOMNE'. Ivory, carved in low relief and mounted on thicker wood panel, height, whole, 11.5 cm, width, whole, 10.5 cm, circa 1600-1900. One of a set of four (M.3B, M.3C, M.3D-1991) depicting the four seasons. French.

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Passe, Crispijn I de (Flemish, 1564-1637). Autumn: A gentleman and lady carousing in the open air, with on the right a vase of flowers, two bowls of fruit and a bottle, and on the left, peasants making wine. Inscribed at the top centre 'OCTOBRE' and at the bottom centre 'AUTOMNE'. Ivory, carved in low relief and mounted on thicker wood panel, height, whole, 11.5 cm, width, whole, 10.5 cm, circa 1600-1900. One of a set of four (M.3B, M.3C, M.3D-1991) depicting the four seasons. French.

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  • Accession Number: M.3C-1991
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/19.0
  • Focal length: 120
  • Camera: Hasselblad H3DII-31
  • Photographer name: Amy Jugg
  • Image height: 972 pixels
  • Image width: 890 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 697.98kB
  • Exposure time: 1/60
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 19/1
  • Captured: 2013:01:29 10:46:44

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Autumn autumnal carved clothes clothing costume couple courting courtship Fall female Fitz_AA Flemish French fruits gentleman ivory lady leisure love lovers male Medieval panel peasants plaque relief romance romantic sculpture seasons suitor wine winemaking woman

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