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Family group: 534

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Family group

Maker(s)

Painter: Willaerts, Abraham

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Description

Oil paint on a panel, containing six people. In the foreground, a young girl clings to an older woman beside her, possibly an elder sister. Behind them are four framed portraits. Two of these are rectangular canvases, depicting a man and a woman, along with two oval panels depicting a young girl and boy.

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Daniel Mesman

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1834) by Mesman, Daniel

Dating

17th Century
Production date: AD 1660

School or Style

Dutch

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of panel (wood)
Panel Height 18.7 cm Width 17.5 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on panel

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: A Willae
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1660
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Date

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 534
Primary reference Number: 2160
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Friday 11 November 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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