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An Old Woman Spinning: PD.145-1994

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Current Location: Gallery 15: Dutch Gallery


An Old Woman Spinning


Painter: Sweerts, Michael




History note: Swiss private collector; with Patrick Matthiesen, London, exh. Matthiesen Gallery, 1993, from whom acquired

Legal notes

Bought from the Gow Fund with contributions from the National Art Collections Fund and the Museum and Galleries Commission/Victoria & Albert Fund.

Measurements and weight

Height: 43 cm
Width: 34 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1994) by Matthiesen, Messrs


Circa 1646 - 1648

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People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of canvas

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.145-1994
Primary reference Number: 2064
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 14 September 2022 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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