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Thirty-nine Portraits Illustrating Motley's Historical Works engraved by Houbraken and Vinkeles (all proofs before letters), also Two Original Drawings by A. Schouman, the original studies for the engravings by Houbraken. Secured in Amsterdam by Robert Lindsay, where they were sold from Houbraken's own collection: P.5862-R

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Current Location: In storage

Titles

Thirty-nine Portraits Illustrating Motley's Historical Works engraved by Houbraken and Vinkeles (all proofs before letters), also Two Original Drawings by A. Schouman, the original studies for the engravings by Houbraken. Secured in Amsterdam by Robert Lindsay, where they were sold from Houbraken's own collection

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Houbraken, Jacobus
Printmaker: Vinkeles, Reinier
Draughtsman: Schouman, Aert

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Description

The lettering for the 'title-page' is written in ink. On each page of the album the name of the sitter has been added in a calligraphic hand below the print.

Notes

History note: From the collection of Jacob Houbraken (1698-1780) and R.M. Lindsay; sold by Messrs. Parsons, December 1913 to John Charrington [Lugt 572) for 10 gns.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1933) by Charrington, John

Note

44 prints (three of them loose) and 2 drawings.

School or Style

Dutch

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.5862-R
Primary reference Number: 166787
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Monday 15 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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