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Butterflies and other insects: 224

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Titles

Butterflies and other insects

Maker(s)

Painter: Kessel, Jan van I

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Notes

History note: Given by Daniel Mesman to his brother, the Rev. Charles Mesman, by whom it was presumably returned to him

Measurements and weight

Height: 19.1 cm
Width: 28.9 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1834) by Mesman, Daniel

Dating

Production date: AD 1661

Note

Companion picture to no. 223.

School or Style

Flemish

Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of copper

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on copper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: I.V.KESSEL
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: FECIT.ANNO.1661
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Date

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 224
Primary reference Number: 1605
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 23 January 2024 Last processed: Wednesday 24 January 2024

Associated departments & institutions

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

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