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Butterflies and other insects: 223

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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, 1832, by whom it was presumably returned to him

Measurements and weight

Height: 19.3 cm
Width: 29 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Production date: AD 1661

Note

Companion to no. 224.

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: Upper right
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: FECIT.Ao.1661
  • Location: Upper right
  • Type: Date

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 223
Primary reference Number: 1606
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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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