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The women of Troy set fire to the Troyan fleet at the Tiber: 23.I.10-74

Object information

Current Location: In storage


The women of Troy set fire to the Troyan fleet at the Tiber


Printmaker: Matham, Theodor
Draughtsman: Venne, Adriaen Pietersz. van de (After)




Illustration to Jacob Cats' "Houwelick" (Middelburg, Jan Pietersz. van de Venne: 1625). c.1625

Acquisition and important dates

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


17th Century#
Production date: circa AD 1625


Plate only, no letterpress

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 23.I.10-74
Primary reference Number: 307188
New Hollstein (Dutch/Flemish): 177
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 21 October 2021 Updated: Thursday 21 October 2021 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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