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Sir Henry Slingsby 1560-1634: 3850

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Current Location: In storage


Sir Henry Slingsby 1560-1634


Miniaturist: Hilliard, Nicholas




History note: H.J. Pfungst; with Christie's sale 14 June 1917 (45); L.D. Cunliffe

Measurements and weight

Height: 84 mm
Width: 63 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1595

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Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support composed of vellum (skin) ( on card)

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour on vellum, stuck on card, with another gessoed card stuck to it

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 1595
  • Location: Centre left
  • Method of creation: Gold
  • Type: Date
  • Text: AEs 35
  • Location: Centre right
  • Method of creation: Gold
  • Text: Semper Idem
  • Location: On hat ornament

Inscription present: probably a late 17th century hand

  • Text: Sr Hen Slingeby [sic] / father to Sr Henry Slingesby [sic] beheaded / by Olivir [sic] Cromwell
  • Location: Verso

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 3850
Primary reference Number: 17997
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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

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