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The Liberation of St. Peter: 536

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

The Liberation of St. Peter

Maker(s)

Painter: Steenwyck, Hendrik van, the younger

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Measurements and weight

Diameter: 11.7 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1834) by Mesman, Daniel

Dating

Production date: AD 1615

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: S
  • Location: Lower left
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1615
  • Location: Lower left
  • Type: Date

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 536
Primary reference Number: 2042
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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