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A bundle of asparagus: 2575

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A bundle of asparagus


Coorte, Adriaen (Painter)

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1943) by Brangwyn, Frank


Production date: AD 1703


One of the artist's favourite subjects, of which seven other examples are known

School or Style


Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of canvas Frame Depth 5.5 cm Height 36.8 cm Width 30.2 cm
Canvas Height 30 cm Width 23 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: A.Coorte.
  • Location: Bottom
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1703
  • Location: Bottom
  • Type: Date

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 2575
Primary reference Number: 1226
Wikidata: Q21161800
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 17 November 2021 Last processed: Wednesday 17 November 2021

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

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