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The three oaks: 31.K.12-322

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Current Location: In storage


The three oaks


Printmaker: Ruisdael, Jacob van




Three oak trees in full leaf on a hillock in the right middle ground; a fallen log in the right foreground; a lake or river to the left with reeds and willow trees along the edge at the centre; two waterfowls on the water to the left.

Acquisition and important dates

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


17th Century#
Production date: AD 1649

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 31.K.12-322
Primary reference Number: 33481
Bartsch: 6
Hollstein (Dutch/Flemish): 6
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 16 September 2020 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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