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The Fall of Phaeton: P.4122-R-206

Object information

Current Location: In storage


The Fall of Phaeton


Printmaker: Unknown
Printmaker: Thomassin, Philippe
Printmaker: Beatrizet, Nicolas (After)
Draughtsman: Michelangelo Buonarroti (After)



Acquisition and important dates

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

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Inscription or legends present

  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: Romae Phls Thomassinus formis
  • Location: Plate lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Name

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.4122-R-206
Primary reference Number: 200038
Bartsch: 38 copy
Illustrated Bartsch: 38A (258)
Nagler (Künstler-Lexicon): 60
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 11 December 2014 Updated: Thursday 11 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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