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Minerva as patroness of Arts and Sciences: 539

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Titles

Minerva as patroness of Arts and Sciences

Maker(s)

Elsheimer, Adam (Painter)

Notes

History note: (?) Coll. Thomas Howard, 2nd Earl of Arundel and Surrey (d. 1646)

Measurements and weight

Height: 8.6 cm
Width: 14.6 cm

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1834) by Mesman, Daniel

Dating

1600 - 1605

School or Style

German

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of copper

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on copper

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 539
Primary reference Number: 3013
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 19 November 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 14 December 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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