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December: 30.K.9-17

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Titles

December
December (an interior at night with an old woman seen three-quarter length, shielding the light of a candlestick with her left hand; on the left a skull, some chestnuts and an hourglass; a goat symbolizing Capricorn behind; an owl to the right)
The Twelve Months

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Haelwegh, Albert
Publisher: Sandrart, Joachim I von
Painter: Sandrart, Joachim I von (After)

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Description

From a series of 14 plates, after Joachim von Sandrart's Twelve Months and other allegories of time for Schleissheim palace, near Munich, commissioned for Maximilian I, Elector of Bavaria. The Latin text is by Caspar Barlaeus and the Dutch by Joost van den Vondel.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1816) by Fitzwilliam, Richard, 7th Viscount

Dating

17th Century#
Production date: AD 1645

School or Style

Dutch

Techniques used in production

Engraving

Identification numbers

Accession number: 30.K.9-17
Primary reference Number: 238758
Hollstein (Dutch/Flemish): 6
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 5 November 2019 Updated: Tuesday 5 November 2019 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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