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Cottages on a rock: 24.I.4-17

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Cottages on a rock


Printmaker: Hollar, Wenceslaus
Painter: Elsheimer, Adam (After)
Painter: Wals, Goffredo (Formerly after)




History note: From the collection of George Hibbert (1757-1837) [Lugt 2849]

Measurements and weight

Height: 128 mm
Width: 122 mm

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Acquisition and important dates

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


17th Century
Production date: AD 1646


The painting (Kunsthalle, Bremen) is now attributed to Godfredo Wals

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: 24.I.4-17
Primary reference Number: 129712
Hollstein (German): p.151
Lugt: 2849
Pennington: 1221
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Saturday 28 January 2023 Last processed: Saturday 28 January 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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