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The Judgement of Zaleucus: 781

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Current Location: In storage


The Judgement of Zaleucus


Painter: Francken, Ambrosius I




History note: J. Critchley Martin, Narborough, Norfolk; Christie's, London, 23 July 1887, lot 56, as 'S. de Bray (unsold); George Cubitt, Hercules House, Norwich; Christie's, 20 April 1914 (54) as 'S. de Bray' (23 Gns, to Hendricks); Hendricks' Sale, Christie's, 17 March 1916 (73) as 'S. de Bray', bt. Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Measurements and weight

Height: 179.5 cm
Width: 216.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1916) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum


Production date: AD 1606


Formerly catalogued as 'Flemish School, end of the 16th Century.'

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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

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  • Text: AF
  • Type: Initials
  • Text: 1606
  • Type: Date

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 781
Primary reference Number: 1404
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 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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