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Unknown Lady: 4007

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Unknown Lady


Miniaturist: Cooper, Samuel


Measurements and weight


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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1922) by Perceval, Spencer George


Production date: circa AD 1650

School or Style


Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support composed of vellum (skin)

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Graphite on vellum hinged onto modern card

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: the card has been cropped, and only the top portion of the letters are now visible

  • Text: Samuel Cooper fecit
  • Location: On card
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Signature

Inscription present: in a 19th century hand

  • Text: Drawing of a / Head by / Samuel Cooper / ... [word indecipherable] miniature / 17th Century / on vellum
  • Location: Frame backing

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: 4007
Primary reference Number: 17667
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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