Skip to main content

Unknown Man in Armour: 3894

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Unknown Man in Armour

Maker(s)

Miniaturist: Gibson, Richard (Dwarf Gibson)

Categories

Notes

History note: Christie's, sale, (from various sources) 11 April 1916, where bought Pawsey and Payne; L.D. Cunliffe

Measurements and weight

Height: 58 mm
Width: 51 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Production date: circa AD 1670

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Watercolour

Components of the work

Support composed of vellum (skin) ( on card)

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour on vellum on card

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: 3894
Primary reference Number: 17959
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

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "Unknown Man in Armour" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/17959 Accessed: 2024-06-24 13:22:34

Citation for Wikipedia

To cite this record on Wikipedia you can use this code snippet:

{{cite web|url=https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/17959 |title=Unknown Man in Armour |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2024-06-24 13:22:34|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

API call for this record

To call these data via our API (remember this needs to be authenticated) you can use this code snippet:

https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/api/v1/objects/object-17959

Sign up for updates

Updates about future exhibitions and displays, family activities, virtual events & news. You'll be the first to know...