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An urn with flowers: PD.60-1974

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An urn with flowers


Monnoyer, Jean-Baptiste I (Painter)


History note: Bought from Levine in 1945 for £550

Measurements and weight

Height: 198.1 cm
Width: 116.9 cm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1974) by Fairhaven, Henry Rogers Broughton


Production date: AD/CE 1698

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Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support: composed of canvas

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

Inscription or legends present

  • Signature
  • Text: 1698
  • Date

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.60-1974
Primary reference Number: 2814
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Sunday 28 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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