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Portrait of René Descartes: 32.K.15-11

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Portrait of René Descartes

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Ficquet, Etienne
Draughtsman: Edelinck, Gérard (After)
Painter: Hals, Frans (After)

Entities

Categories

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1816) by Fitzwilliam, Richard, 7th Viscount

Dating

18th Century
Production date: AD 1767

Note

State with the artists' names. Advertised in the 'Avant-Coureur' 1767

School or Style

French

Techniques used in production

Engraving
Etching

Identification numbers

Accession number: 32.K.15-11
Primary reference Number: 203444
BN Inventaire (17thC): 160 V/V
Faucheux: 39 V/V
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Audit data

Created: Friday 3 July 2015 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "Portrait of René Descartes" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/203444 Accessed: 2024-04-19 02:49:34

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{{cite web|url=https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/203444 |title=Portrait of René Descartes |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2024-04-19 02:49:34|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

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