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The wife spinning: P.4290-R-136

Object information

Current Location: In storage


The wife spinning
Praise of the Virtuous Wife


Printmaker: Coornhert, Dirk Volkertsz
Draughtsman: Heemskerck, Maerten van (After)
Publisher: Bos, Cornelis



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1898)


16th century
Production date: AD 1555

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.4290-R-136
Primary reference Number: 199040
New Hollstein (Dutch/Flemish): 468 (Heemskerck)
Kerrich: p.63-4
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Created: Monday 2 June 2014 Updated: Monday 2 June 2014 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

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

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