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Unknown Man: 3802

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Unknown Man
Oliver Cromwell


Miniaturist: Signac, Pierre (?)



Legal notes

In memory of his son, Crispin de Pass.

Measurements and weight

Height: 40 mm
Width: 34 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1933) by Pass, Alfred A. de


Production date: circa AD 1650


Possibly of Sir Simon Fanshawe (1604-80). Cf. Lely's portrait of c. 1657. E. Hamilton identifies as Cromwell, R.B-P. does not agree.

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Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Enamelled : Enamel

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 3802
Primary reference Number: 18217
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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