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Rebecca and Eliezer at the well: 316

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Current Location: In storage


Rebecca and Eliezer at the well


Painter: Poussin, Nicolas (After)




History note: (?) coll. C.A. de Calonne, sold London, Skinner and Dyke, fourth day, 28 March 1795 (15)

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: after AD 1648 : The date above is that of the painting in the Louvre (no. 704).


Apparently a contemporary copy of the Louvre picture (C. Geoffroy).

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Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of canvas
Canvas Height 50.2 cm Width 79.4 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 316
Primary reference Number: 2873
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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