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Unknown Man: 3866

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 32 (Rothschild)

Titles

Unknown Man

Maker(s)

Oliver, Isaac I (Miniaturist)

Measurements and weight

Height: 49 mm
Width: 39 mm

Relative size of this object

3.9 m4.9 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Circa 1605 - Circa 1610

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

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: I.O.
  • Location: Lower left of centre
  • Method of creation: Gold
  • Type: Signature

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 3866
Primary reference Number: 18133
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 14 December 2020 Last processed: Sunday 28 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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