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The Persian Sibyl standing in an alcove holding a lantern, crushing a serpent underfoot: P.4122-R-96

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

The Persian Sibyl standing in an alcove holding a lantern, crushing a serpent underfoot
Sibyls

Maker(s)

Monogrammist I. H. S. (Printmaker)

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

16th century
Circa 1556 CE - Circa 1572 CE

School or Style

Italian

Techniques used in production

Engraving

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: LVCESCET. SERPENS QVE CALCABITVR / SIBYLLA PERSICA
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: 1
  • Location: Plate lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Number

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.4122-R-96
Primary reference Number: 200002
Bartsch: 8
Illustrated Bartsch: 8 (517)
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 9 December 2014 Updated: Tuesday 9 December 2014 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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