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Saying grace: AD.1.18-715

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Current Location: In storage


Saying grace


Ostade, Adriaen van (Printmaker)

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trimmed within the platemark, 155 x 131

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Method of acquisition: Transferred (1876) by Cambridge University Library


17th Century
Production date: AD 1653


Late state, but before Hollstein's VII/VII, with shading added behind the man's head.

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Accession number: AD.1.18-715
Primary reference Number: 189439
Bartsch: 34
Hollstein (Dutch/Flemish): 34 V or VI/VII
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Created: Friday 14 September 2012 Updated: Thursday 21 January 2021 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

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

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