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Death of Hippolytus: PD.8-1979

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Current Location: Gallery 8


Death of Hippolytus


Painter: Rubens, Peter Paul




History note: Bryan, c. 1796; Duke of Bedford, Sale, Christie's, 1951; Lord Plunket

Legal notes

Accepted by Her Majesty's Treasury in lieu of estate duty and allocated to the Fitzwilliam Museum

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Allocated (1979) by H.M. Treasury


Circa 1611 CE - 1613 CE

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People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of copper
Frame Depth 7 cm Height 69 cm Width 89.7 cm
Copper Height 50.2 cm Width 70.8 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on copper

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.8-1979
Primary reference Number: 1865
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 18 December 2023 Last processed: Monday 18 December 2023

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

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