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Unknown Lady: 3868

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Unknown Lady

Maker(s)

Miniaturist: Oliver, Isaac I

Categories

Notes

History note: Jeffery Whitehead; L.D. Cunliffe

Measurements and weight

Height: 52 mm
Width: 41 mm

Relative size of this object

4.1 m5.2 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

1595 - 1600

Note

Perhaps of the Vavasour family.

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

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: 3868
Primary reference Number: 18124
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 26 October 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 26 October 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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