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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Grotto with figures

Maker(s)

Painter: Cuylenborch, Abraham van
Painter: Stoop, Dirck

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Measurements and weight

Height: 32.6 cm
Width: 40.3 cm

Relative size of this object

40.3 cm32.6 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1834) by Mesman, Daniel

Dating

Circa 1645 - 1650

Note

The figures and animals are by D. Stoop of Utrecht.

School or Style

Dutch

Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of panel (wood)

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on panel

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: A v Cuylenborch. f (the A, v and C forming a monogram)
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Signature

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: 433
Primary reference Number: 1270
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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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