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Portrait of John Florio: AD.4.12-44

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Portrait of John Florio
Ioannes Florius Augustae Annae Angl: Scot: Franc: Et Hib: Reginae Praelector Ling Italicae


Printmaker: Hole, William



Acquisition and important dates

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


17th Century
Production date: AD 1611


Plate used as a frontispiece to his Italian and English dictionary, 1611, and to his translation of the 'Essayes of Montaigne', 1613

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Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production


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Identification numbers

Accession number: AD.4.12-44
Primary reference Number: 197406
Hind (English 1905): 8
Hind (English 1952-64): 7
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Created: Monday 21 October 2013 Updated: Monday 21 October 2013 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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