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Head of a young black boy: 31.I.4-580

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Head of a young black boy


Printmaker: Hollar, Wenceslaus (Possibly)




Pasted in album 31.I.4 on page annotated '8.322.9'; grouped on page with 31.I.4-579-584. Pendant to 31.I.4-579

Acquisition and important dates

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


17th Century#
Production date: after AD 1645

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Components of the work

Sheet Height 201 mm Width 160 mm

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 31.I.4-580
Primary reference Number: 312658
New Hollstein (German): 814 copy c (Corrigenda)
Pennington: 2004A
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Created: Tuesday 16 May 2023 Updated: Monday 29 January 2024 Last processed: Thursday 1 February 2024

Associated departments & institutions

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

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