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Titles

Bust portrait of a man

Maker(s)

Attributed to Backhuysen, Ludolf (Painter)

Measurements and weight

Height: 14.0 cm
Width: 10.2 cm

Relative size of this object

10.2 cm14 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1816) by Fitzwilliam, Richard, 7th Viscount

Note

Formerly ascribed to F. Bol, but seems nearer to L. Backhuijzen, who occasionally painted portraits both in large and in miniature.

School or Style

Dutch

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of copper

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on copper

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: the 'F' and 'B' forming a monogram

  • Text: F.Bol
  • Location: To right of shoulder
  • Type: Signature

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 509
Primary reference Number: 1090
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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