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The Adoration of the Magi (Matthew, II-11): PD.412-1963

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

The Adoration of the Magi (Matthew, II-11)

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Hondius, Hendrik I

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Notes

History note: With Messrs Colnaghi; bt. Ingram (Lugt 1405a), November 1934

Measurements and weight

Height: 165 mm
Width: 223 mm

Relative size of this object

22.3 m16.5 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1963) by Ingram, Bruce Stirling, Sir

Dating

Circa 1610 - 1618

Note

Engraved in reverse by Simon Wijnouts Frisius [Hollstein VII, p.31, no.113; Hollstein IX, p.91, no.9]

School or Style

Dutch

Materials used in production

Brown ink
Blue wash

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen, brown ink and blue wash, on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Hh
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Type: Signature

Inscription present: in a much later hand

  • Text: Blue horses / the true & real Persian
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.412-1963
Primary reference Number: 4739
Lugt: 1405a
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 16 July 2021 Last processed: Friday 16 July 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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