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Object information

Titles

The Liberation of St Peter

Maker(s)

Steenwyck, Hendrik van, the younger (Painter)

Notes

History note: Probably coll. Rev. T. Kerrich (d. 1828), his father

Legal notes

Bequeathed by the Rev. R. E. Kerrich 1872 (received 1873)

Measurements and weight

Height: 38.1 cm
Width: 52.4 cm

Relative size of this object

52.4 cm38.1 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1873) by Kerrich, Richard Edward

Dating

Production date: AD 1626

School or Style

Flemish

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of panel (wood)

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on panel

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: HENRI. / STEINWICK
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1626
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Date

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: 31
Primary reference Number: 2041
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 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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