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René Descartes: P.6644-R

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

René Descartes

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Dalen, Cornelis II van
Publisher: Allard, Hugo

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Notes

History note: Holgen (Amsterdam) sold to Charrington, July 1933.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1933) by Charrington, John

Dating

Production date: AD 1650

Note

State II/II

School or Style

Dutch

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Engraving

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.6644-R
Primary reference Number: 133152
Lugt: 572
Hollstein (Dutch/Flemish): 123
Wurzbach: 9
Muller (Portreten van Nederlanders): 1291
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 13 October 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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