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

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Christ and the Woman of Samaria at the well

Maker(s)

Painter: Venne, Adriaen Pietersz. van de

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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

Relative size of this object

26.3 cm33.4 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Production date: AD 1631

School or Style

Dutch

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Graphite
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

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.182-1991
Primary reference Number: 2103
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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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