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St Christopher: 24.I.4-27

Object information

Current Location: In storage


St Christopher


Printmaker: Vaillant, Wallerant
Painter: Poelenburgh, Cornelis van (After)
Painter: Elsheimer, Adam (Formerly after)




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

Measurements and weight

Height: 168 mm
Width: 216 mm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

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


17th Century
Circa 1665 - Circa 1677


Possibly after a drawing by Jan de Bisschop after Poelenburgh's painting

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 24.I.4-27
Primary reference Number: 129717
Lugt: 2849
Wessely (Vaillant): 101
Hollstein (Dutch/Flemish): 36
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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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