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Occidens and Zephyrus: 24.I.3-229

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Occidens and Zephyrus
The Four Quarters of the World


Printmaker: Passe, Crispijn I de
Publisher: Galle, Philips
Galle, Philips (After)




Representing the west quarter of the world, with the personification of the wind Zephyr or Zephyrus as a young man scattering flowers and leaves over the earth.

Acquisition and important dates

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

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 24.I.3-229
Primary reference Number: 144315
Hollstein (Dutch/Flemish): 570
Franken (Passe): 1168
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 14 February 2012 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

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

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