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Current Location: Gallery 32 (Rothschild)


Henry Wriothesley, 3rd Earl of Southampton


Miniaturist: Oliver, Peter



History note: The Duke of Marlborough; Jeffery Whitehead; Wyndham F. Cook; his sale Christie's, 9 July 1925; L.D. Cunliffe

Measurements and weight

Height: 53 mm
Width: 43 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: circa AD 1620

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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 on card

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: it appears as though a further inscription (perhaps a date?) just below the signature has been covered with background colour

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

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 3873
Primary reference Number: 18147
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 14 December 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

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

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