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Roundel with the Erythraean Sibyl, after Crispijn de Passe I

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An image of Roundel or trencher. One of twelve wooden roundels, with an applied print of the Erythraean Sibyl. Hand-coloured in red, green, ochre and black. Inscribed in black ink. Undecorated reverse. With a small hole near the top at the edge, diameter 13.7 cm. Part of M.5.1-13 & A-1920: Box containing twelve roundels or trenchers. Unknown maker, after Passe, Crispijn I de, printmaker (Flemish, 1564-1637). Circular box and cover of turned wood, containing twelve roundels. Each decorated with an applied hand-coloured engraving of a Sibyl, surrounded by a hand-written English inscription. Height, box, 6.7 cm, diameter, box, 17.1 cm, diameter, roundels, 13.7 cm, circa 1601 to circa 1625.

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Roundel or trencher. One of twelve wooden roundels, with an applied print of the Erythraean Sibyl. Hand-coloured in red, green, ochre and black. Inscribed in black ink. Undecorated reverse. With a small hole near the top at the edge, diameter 13.7 cm. Part of M.5.1-13 & A-1920: Box containing twelve roundels or trenchers. Unknown maker, after Passe, Crispijn I de, printmaker (Flemish, 1564-1637). Circular box and cover of turned wood, containing twelve roundels. Each decorated with an applied hand-coloured engraving of a Sibyl, surrounded by a hand-written English inscription. Height, box, 6.7 cm, diameter, box, 17.1 cm, diameter, roundels, 13.7 cm, circa 1601 to circa 1625.

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  • Accession Number: M.5.12-1920
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/22.0
  • Focal length: 80
  • Camera: Hasselblad H3DII-31
  • Photographer name: Amy Jugg
  • Image height: 1024 pixels
  • Image width: 1024 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 244.05kB
  • Exposure time: 1/60
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 22/1
  • Captured: 2014:04:11 14:45:49

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17th Century animal animals Baroque cheeks circular Crispijn de Passe de Passe Dutch engraving Erythraean Sibyl female Fitz_PDP Flemish lamb lambs printed prophetess rosy cheeks round roundel sheep sibyl trencher woman wood wooden

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