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Vertumnus and Pomona: PD.33-1991

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Titles

Vertumnus and Pomona

Maker(s)

Goltzius, Hendrik (Painter)

Notes

History note: (?) Jan Bisschop (177), Rotterdam; purchased from him by John Hope (1737-84), Amsterdam, 1775; Henry Hope sale, Christie's, 6 April 1811, no. 25; Comyns; ? sale Christie's 27 June 1812, no. 147; sale Christie's 25 July 1924 no. 171; Henry Scipio Reitlinger

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Henry Scipio Reitlinger, 1950, transferred from the Reitlinger Trust, 1991.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1991) by Reitlinger, Henry Scipio

Dating

Production date: AD/CE 1615

School or Style

Dutch

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support: composed of canvas Original Size: Height 70.8 cm Width 101.2 cm
Extended Size: Height 90.4 cm Width 104.2 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: HG
  • Location: Left, on stone, below Pomona's right elbow
  • Monogram
  • Text: 1615
  • Location: Left, on stone, below Pomona's right elbow
  • Date

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.33-1991
Primary reference Number: 1439
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Sunday 28 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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