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Title-page to (and containing portrait of) Robert Burton, 'The Anatomy of Melancholy', London: Henry Cripps 1628: P.145-2009

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Title-page to (and containing portrait of) Robert Burton, 'The Anatomy of Melancholy', London: Henry Cripps 1628

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Le Blon, Christof

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Description

Title on a tablet with the portrait of the author on a cartouche below; surrounded on three sides by nine compartments containing illustrations of figures, herbs and animals.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2009) by Alexander, David

Dating

17th Century#
Production date: AD 1628

Note

With the date 1628, and before the numbering of the compartments.

School or Style

British

Techniques used in production

Engraving

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.145-2009
Primary reference Number: 168310
Object entry number: 0775
Hind (English 1952-64): 1
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 5 July 2012 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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