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Shakespear’s Beautiful Idea on the Seven Ages of Man: P.120-2015

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Shakespear’s Beautiful Idea on the Seven Ages of Man


Printmaker: Unknown
Draughtsman: Fores, Samuel William (After)
Painter: Gear, Joseph C. (After)




Unmounted fan leaf.

Legal notes

Accepted in lieu of Inheritance Tax by H M Government from the estate of the Hon. Christopher Lennox-Boyd and allocated to the Fitzwilliam Museum 2120

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Allocated (2015) by H.M. Government


18th century
1792 -


Trimmed on all sides.

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.120-2015
Primary reference Number: 210660
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Audit data

Created: Friday 23 December 2016 Updated: Tuesday 18 December 2018 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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