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The merchant robbed by monkeys: P.4290-R-154

Object information

Current Location: In storage


The merchant robbed by monkeys


Printmaker: Heyden, Pieter van der
Draughtsman: Bruegel, Pieter, the elder (After)
Publisher: Cock, Hieronymus



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1898)


16th century
Production date: AD 1562


State before the building in the background, etc. The pedlar's eyes have been added with ink.

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Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: P.4290-R-154
Primary reference Number: 142617
New Hollstein (Dutch/Flemish): 34 I/V
Hollstein (Dutch/Flemish): 148 (Bruegel)
Hollstein (Dutch/Flemish): 55 (Van der Heyden)
Van Someren: 148
Bastelaer: 148
Lebeer: 53
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 3 September 2019 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

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

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