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Arion and the Dolphin: P.4098-R-76

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Arion and the Dolphin
Jeu des fables


Printmaker: Della Bella, Stefano



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1934-01) by Ledger, Walter


17th Century#
Production date: AD 1644


Annotated in ink in the 'false' blank lower section (see P.4098-R-24). Intended to be the One of Clubs in a set of 52 playing cards.

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Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Arion preserved by a / Dolphin ~
  • Location: Sheet middle centre
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Title

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.4098-R-76
Primary reference Number: 179574
Vesme: 541
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 14 February 2012 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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