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Luna with a lobster representing zodiacal sign of Cancer: P.4122-R-88

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Luna with a lobster representing zodiacal sign of Cancer
The seven planets


Printmaker: Bonasone, Giulio (Attributed)
Printmaker: Reverdino, Giorgio (Attributed)



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1928) by Whitley, Leonard


From a set of seven plates. Catalogued by Bartsch under Reverdy as 'doubtful work'. Now thought to be by Giulio Bonasone, see Stefania Massari 1983 nos.22-28.

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Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: 'N' back to front

  • Text: LVNA
  • Location: Plate lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Date

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.4122-R-88
Primary reference Number: 199994
Bartsch: 9 (Reverdy)
Illustrated Bartsch: 9 (490) (Reverdy)
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 9 December 2014 Updated: Tuesday 9 December 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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