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The Festival of the Fools, by Pieter van der Heyden, after Bruegel

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An image of Print Album. The Festival of the Fools. Part Of: 23.I.8. Engravings by and after the Bruegel family. Heyden, Pieter van der, printmaker (Netherlandish, c.1530-c.1584). Bruegel, Pieter, the elder, after (Flemish, 1525/1530-1569). Engraving, after 1570. Alternative Numbers: Hollstein (Dutch/Flemish) 195 (Brueghel). Hollstein (Dutch/Flemish) 60 (Van der Heyden). van Someren 195. Bastelaer 195. Lebeer 29.

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Print Album. The Festival of the Fools. Part Of: 23.I.8. Engravings by and after the Bruegel family. Heyden, Pieter van der, printmaker (Netherlandish, c.1530-c.1584). Bruegel, Pieter, the elder, after (Flemish, 1525/1530-1569). Engraving, after 1570. Alternative Numbers: Hollstein (Dutch/Flemish) 195 (Brueghel). Hollstein (Dutch/Flemish) 60 (Van der Heyden). van Someren 195. Bastelaer 195. Lebeer 29.

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  • Accession Number: 23.I.8-57
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/19.0
  • Focal length: 80
  • Camera: Hasselblad H4D-31
  • Photographer name: Andrew Norman
  • Image height: 770 pixels
  • Image width: 1024 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop CS5 Windows
  • Filesize: 300.40kB
  • Exposure time: 1/125
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 19/1
  • Captured: 2017:09:05 15:01:42

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16th Century album Bruegel Brueghel costume dance dancers dancing engraving festival festive festivities Fitz_PDP Flemish fool fools jester jesters musician Netherlandish Northern Renaissance performance performer performing Pieter Bruegel the elder Pieter van der Heyden print Renaissance van der Heyden

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