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Portrait of Anna Scheit, nee Mem(m)inger: PD.226-2007

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Titles

Portrait of Anna Scheit, nee Mem(m)inger

Maker(s)

Beham, Barthel (Painter)

Description

Inscribed: 'Alt.xxviii/.15.28'

Notes

History note: The Emperor of Austria, Schloss Lauenburg; sold during the revolution in 1848; Sir W. Cuthbert Quilter, Ist.Bt. (1841-1911); Christie's London 9 July 1909, part of lot 101 (980 gns to Agnew); with Thomas Agnew and Sons, London; L.Brittmeyer, London; Christie's 27 June 1930, Lot 17 (1050 gns to Pawsey and Payne); with Pawsey and Payne, London; with Dowdeswell and Dowdeswell, London; Sir Thomas Ralp Merton, F.R.S., K.B.E., and by descent

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Allocated (2007) by HM Goverment in lieu of inheritance tax

Dating

Production date: AD 1528

School or Style

German

Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of panel Panel Height 644 mm Width 483 mm

Techniques used in production

Painting : Oil on panel

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 'Alt.xxviii/.15.28'
  • Type: Inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.226-2007
Primary reference Number: 163597
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Friday 26 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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