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Unknown Man: 3899

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Unknown Man

Maker(s)

Miniaturist: Hilliard, Nicholas

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Legal notes

With money bequeathed by Mrs Coppinger Prichard in memory of her father, Thomas Waraker, LL.D., and with the aid of a grant from the National Art Collections Fund.

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 46 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1942) by Buccleuch, Duke of

Dating

Production date: AD 1572

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Watercolour

Components of the work

Support composed of vellum (skin) ( stuck on card)

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour on vellum, stuck to a playing-card with three spades showing on the reverse

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Ano Dni 1572
  • Location: Left side of head
  • Method of creation: Gold
  • Text: AEtatis Sue
  • Location: Right side of head
  • Method of creation: Gold

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 3899
Primary reference Number: 17984
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 7 August 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 26 July 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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