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[The Philosopher] Thales: P.18-2022

Object information

Current Location: In storage


[The Philosopher] Thales
The Seven Wise Men of Greece


Printmaker: Couvay, Jean
Printmaker: Bosse, Abraham
Draughtsman: Vignon, Claude (After)
Publisher: Mariette, Pierre I




Couvay engraved the figure; Bosse etched the background

Legal notes

Given by the Executors of the Estate of David Scrase, 2022

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2022) by Executors of the Estate of David Scrase


17th Century#
1635 CE - 1637 CE


With the names of Couvay and Mariette

School or Style


Components of the work

Plate Height 351 mm Width 217 mm

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: P.18-2022
Primary reference Number: 307416
BN Inventaire (17th): 67
Lothe: 95 iii/iii
Blum: 1467
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Audit data

Created: Monday 8 November 2021 Updated: Saturday 28 January 2023 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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