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Christ and the Woman of Samaria at the well: PD.182-1991

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Current Location: In storage


Christ and the Woman of Samaria at the well


Painter: Venne, Adriaen Pietersz. van de



Legal notes

Bequeathed by Henry Scipio Reitlinger, 1950, transferred from the Reitlinger Trust, 1991.

Measurements and weight

Height: 33.4 cm
Width: 26.3 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1991) by Reitlinger, Henry Scipio


Production date: AD 1631

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People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of panel (wood)

Techniques used in production

Grisaille : Grissaille oils over graphite on panel

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: on a ribbon ('sprekleband')

  • Text: Sonder wete sonder schaemte
  • Location: Lower left
  • Text: A : v :Venne :
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1631
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Date

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.182-1991
Primary reference Number: 2103
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

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

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