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The Triumph of Venus: PD.7-2012

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Current Location: Gallery 8


The Triumph of Venus


Rubens, Peter Paul




History note: Henry Bentinck, 1st Duke of Portland (1682-1726), with his seal on the reverse, and by descent, at Bulstrode Park, Welbeck Abbey and Welbeck Woodhouse through William, 7th Duke of Portland, to his elder daughter, Lady Anne Bentinck.

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Accepted in lieu of Inheritance Tax by H.M. Government and allocated to The Fitzwilliam Museum, 2012

Measurements and weight

Height: 34.5 cm
Width: 48.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Allocated (2012) by H.M. Government


17th Century#
Production date: AD 1628

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Materials used in production

Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of panel

Techniques used in production

Painting : Grisaille oil over black chalk indications on panel

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.7-2012
Primary reference Number: 187525
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Created: Tuesday 1 May 2012 Updated: Thursday 24 August 2023 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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