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Spes: 23.I.8-6

Object information

Current Location: In storage


The Seven Virtues


Printmaker: Galle, Philips
Publisher: Cock, Hieronymus
Draughtsman: Bruegel, Pieter, the elder (After)



Acquisition and important dates

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


16th century
Production date: AD 1559


Engraved in reverse after a drawing by Breughel, dated 1559

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Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: 23.I.8-6
Primary reference Number: 142609
Hollstein (Dutch/Flemish): 133 (Bruegel)
New Hollstein (Dutch/Flemish): 14 (Bruegel)
New Hollstein (Dutch/Flemish): 310 (Galle)
Van Someren: 133
Bastelaer: 133
Lebeer: 32
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 3 September 2019 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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