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Faith, Hope and Charity: 1098

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Faith, Hope and Charity


Attributed to Seghers, Gerard (Painter)


History note: Sir Edward Swinburne, Bart. (d. 1786), Capheaton Hall, Northumberland, 1780; George Faulkner, Manchester, 1845; bequeathed to his wife, 1862, who bequeathed it to Mrs. Hans White, 1878; bequeathed to his brother, Samuel Sandars, 1887

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Bequeathed 1894.

Measurements and weight

Height: 100.9 cm
Width: 88.5 cm

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1923) by Sandars, Samuel


Circa 1630 - 1650


Formerly catalogued as School of Sir P.P. Rubens,.

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Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of panel (wood)

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on panel

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 1098
Primary reference Number: 1965
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 23 July 2021 Last processed: Friday 23 July 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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