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Portrait of Caesar Affaytadi: PD.13-1952

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Portrait of Caesar Affaytadi


Draughtsman: Goltzius, Hendrik




Third son of Jean-Charles Affaytadi; he was Seigneur de Braderich from 1588 and died in 1598


History note: ?Sir Charles Robinson; Sir Francis Cook; Sir Herbert Cook

Legal notes

From the Spencer George Perceval Fund.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1952) by Cook, Francis


Production date: AD 1584

School or Style


Materials used in production

Ground (material)
Metal points

Components of the work

Support composed of vellum (skin)
Image Size Diameter 72 mm
Sheet Size Height 92 mm Width 72 mm

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Metal point on yellow-prepared ground, on vellum

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: HGoltzius fecit
  • Location: Centre right
  • Method of creation: Metal point
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Ao. 1584
  • Location: Centre right
  • Method of creation: Metal point
  • Type: Date
  • Text: Fortune Fort Une
  • Location: Around the upper part of the circle
  • Method of creation: Metal point
  • Text: poutrayt de / mayster Sesar / Affaytadi sy de / Bradric
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: Pourtrait de Monsieur Caesar Affaytadi S / de Bradric, fils de Jean Charle (s) / frere de Cosmo, Oncle de Dam (e) / Agnes Agnes Affaytadi / douari (√®re) / Sr de Courteville
  • Location: Verso, below
  • Method of creation: Ink

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.13-1952
Primary reference Number: 4668
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 16 July 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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