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Henry Percy, 9th Earl of Northumberland: PD.3-1953

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Titles

Henry Percy, 9th Earl of Northumberland
Sir Philip Sidney

Maker(s)

Hilliard, Nicholas (Miniaturist)

Notes

History note: Probably in the possession of Lady Dorothy Percy, who married Robert Sidney, Earl of Leicester, and by descent to the Lords De L'Isle and Dudley; Captain Bertram Currie; his sale Christie's 27 March 1953 (23), where bought for the Museum

Legal notes

From a fund provided by E.E. Barron with a contribution from the Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum.

Measurements and weight

Height: 52 mm
Width: 64 mm

Relative size of this object

6.4 m5.2 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1953) by Christie's

Dating

Production date: circa AD 1595

Note

Formerly attributed to Isaac Oliver.

School or Style

British

People, subjects and objects depicted

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 hearts showing on verso

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.3-1953
Primary reference Number: 18001
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 19 January 2021 Last processed: Thursday 17 March 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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