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The Rev. Samuel Woodforde, D.D., F.R.S. 1636-1701: 3842

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Current Location: Gallery 27 (Glaisher)


The Rev. Samuel Woodforde, D.D., F.R.S. 1636-1701


Miniaturist: Flatman, Thomas



History note: Miss Hollins of Gloucestershire in 1902; H.J. Pfungst; his sale Christie's, 14 June 1917 (41), where bought Pawsey and Payne; L.D. Cunliffe

Measurements and weight

Height: 69 mm
Width: 54 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1661

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Components of the work

Support composed of vellum (skin) ( on card)

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour on vellum on card

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: F
  • Location: Lower centre left
  • Method of creation: Gold
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1661
  • Location: Lower centre left, below the above
  • Method of creation: Gold
  • Type: Date
  • Text: Amico suo fideli / [S]amueli Wood ... / [Dec]emb. 1661
  • Location: Verso, on gesso

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 3842
Primary reference Number: 17924
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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

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