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Portrait of a Man: PD.49-1997

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Portrait of a Man


Painter: Bendz, Wilhelm Ferdinand




History note: Sale in Copenhagen

Measurements and weight

Height: 22.7 cm
Width: 19.5 cm

Relative size of this object

19.5 cm22.7 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1997) by Katz, Danny


The sitter is a member of the Von Christierson family, called Permin.

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People, subjects and objects depicted

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

Inscription present: from a Danish sale catalogue

  • Text: Et per portraetter at familien von Christierson eller Permin, damen; brunrød kjole med blåt sjal, frisure med bukler ved siden og kam, om halsen ravperler, herren i sort kjole, gul vest og højt hvidt hasbind. Hver 22.5 x 19.3. 1 samtidige forgyldte empirerammer med perle og bladbort. Afbildet side 15.
  • Location: Verso
  • Type: Label

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.49-1997
Primary reference Number: 3003
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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