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The Parable of the Virgins: P.1105-1991

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

The Parable of the Virgins
The Parables of Our Lord

Maker(s)

Designer: Millais, John Everett
Printmaker: Dalziel family
Publisher: Strahan & Co.

Entities

Categories

Legal notes

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

Place(s) associated

  • London ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Production date: AD 1863

Note

Cut from Good Words, 1863, illustration to "The Parables of Our Lord".

School or Style

British

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Image Height 139 mm Width 108 mm
Sheet Height 237 mm Width 154 mm

Techniques used in production

Wood engraving

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: DALZIEL SC
  • Location: Image lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: JM
  • Location: Image lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Monogram
  • Text: THE PARABLE OF THE VIRGINS.
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Title

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.1105-1991
Primary reference Number: 24082
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 18 December 2023 Last processed: Monday 18 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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