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Montague Bertie, 2nd Earl of Lindsey c. 1608-66: 3824

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Current Location: Gallery 27 (Glaisher)


Montague Bertie, 2nd Earl of Lindsey c. 1608-66


Miniaturist: Cooper, Samuel




History note: Lumsden Propert; C. Fairfax Murray; his sale, Christie's,17 December 1917 (28) (as the Earl of Lindsey), where bought L.D. Cunliffe

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1937) by Cunliffe, Leonard Daneham


Production date: AD 1649

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Components of the work

Support composed of vellum (skin) ( on card)
Vellum (skin) Height 59 mm Width 50 mm

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour on vellum on card

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 1649
  • Location: Centre left
  • Method of creation: Gold
  • Type: Date

Inscription present: monogram

  • Text: S C
  • Location: Centre left, below the above
  • Method of creation: Gold
  • Type: Signature

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 3824
Primary reference Number: 17660
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Saturday 27 March 2021

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

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