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Head of an old man wearing a fur cap, looking down to the left: P.2637-1991

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Head of an old man wearing a fur cap, looking down to the left
Small studies of heads


Printmaker: Castiglione, Giovanni Benedetto (il Grechetto)




History note: From the collection of Richard Houlditch (d. 1736) [Lugt 2214]; Christopher Mendez, cat. 72, October 1991, no. 30.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1991)


17th Century#
Circa 1645 CE - Circa 1650 CE


In an earlier state this etching was one of one of six on a single plate, each bearing a monogram

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.2637-1991
Primary reference Number: 199851
Bartsch: 38 ii/ii
Illustrated Bartsch Commentary: 4602.038 ii/ii
Lugt: 2214
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Created: Thursday 2 October 2014 Updated: Monday 30 January 2023 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

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

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