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The Ascension of Elijah in the chariot of fire: 23.I.2-179

Object information

Current Location: In storage


The Ascension of Elijah in the chariot of fire
Scenes from the Old Testament


Printmaker: Wierix, Johan
Draughtsman: Vos, Maarten de (After)



Acquisition and important dates

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


16th century
Circa 1582 - Circa 1583

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 23.I.2-179
Primary reference Number: 144997
Alvin: 103
Hollstein (Dutch/Flemish): 198 (Vos)
New Hollstein (Dutch/Flemish): 29 (Wierix)
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 18 October 2021 Last processed: Monday 18 October 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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