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The fable of the acorn and the melon: P.107-1942

Object information

Current Location: In storage


The fable of the acorn and the melon


Printmaker: Passe, Crispijn II de
Painter: Venne, Adriaen Pietersz. van de (After)



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1942) by The Executors of Charles Lingard Bell


17th Century#
1655 -


One of two illustrations for Jacob Cats' 'Buyten-leven, ouderdom' (Amsterdam, 1655)

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.107-1942
Primary reference Number: 203023
Hollstein (Dutch/Flemish): 195
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Created: Friday 3 July 2015 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

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

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