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An Old Woman Spinning: PD.145-1994

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Titles

An Old Woman Spinning

Maker(s)

Sweerts, Michael (Painter)

Notes

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

Relative size of this object

34 cm43 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Circa 1646 - 1648 1648

School or Style

Flemish

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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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 12 January 2021 Last processed: Saturday 27 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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