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An angel descending to Earth: 30.K.13-256

Object information

Current Location: In storage


An angel descending to Earth


Printmaker: Edelinck, Gérard




History note: George Hibbert [Lugt 2849]

Acquisition and important dates

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

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Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Phil. de Champagne Pinx. G Edelinck sculp.
  • Location: Plate lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Name
  • Text: N. Pitau ex. cum priuil. Regis 1670
  • Location: Plate lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Name
  • Text: Quia ipse sitiebat fidem ejus, eidem sitienti spiritum sanctum dare cupiebat. S. Aug. To. 4. octoginta trium Quaest. 64
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: 30.K.13-256
Primary reference Number: 311621
BN Inventaire (17thC): 350
Robert-Dumesnil: 20
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Audit data

Created: Friday 21 October 2022 Updated: Friday 21 October 2022 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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