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A shield is of no use when Fortune turns her back: P.4290-R-160

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

A shield is of no use when Fortune turns her back
Six Sayings about Furtune

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Coornhert, Dirk Volkertsz
Draughtsman: Heemskerck, Maerten van (Formerly after)

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1898)

School or Style

Netherlandish

Techniques used in production

Engraving
Etching

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Het helpt gheen schilt tegen fortuinen ganck
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Title

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.4290-R-160
Primary reference Number: 199048
Illustrated Bartsch: 5501.069.3
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Audit data

Created: Monday 2 June 2014 Updated: Monday 2 June 2014 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "A shield is of no use when Fortune turns her back" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/199048 Accessed: 2024-07-15 13:17:29

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