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Anne of Denmark 1574-1619: 3855

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Current Location: In storage


Anne of Denmark 1574-1619


Miniaturist: Hilliard, Nicholas (Studio of)




History note: Earl of Eglinton and Winton; his sale Christie's, 13 July 1922 (77), where bought by L.D. Cunliffe

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: circa AD 1610

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Components of the work

Support composed of vellum (skin) ( stuck to card) Height 54 mm Width 43 mm

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour on vellum stuck to a playing-card with one club showing verso

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: monogram beneath an Imperial crown flanked by two Ss, and below it linked Cs (see 'physical characteristics', notes)

  • Text: CAR
  • Location: Lid of case
  • Method of creation: Table diamonds

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 3855
Primary reference Number: 18003
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 19 February 2024 Last processed: Monday 19 February 2024

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

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