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The Good Samaritan: PD.414-1963

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Object information

Titles

The Good Samaritan

Maker(s)

Hondius, Hendrik I (Draughtsman)

Notes

History note: Griffier Fagel; W. Esdaile (Lugt 2617) Esdaile Sale Christie's, 22 June 1840, lot 802; Ingram (Lugt 1405a)

Measurements and weight

Height: 253 mm
Width: 207 mm

Relative size of this object

20.7 m25.3 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Production date: AD 1637

School or Style

Dutch

Materials used in production

Bistre

Components of the work

Support composed of vellum (skin)

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen and bistre on vellum

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: henricus Hondius fe. Haga Comits.
  • Location: On cartouche, lower left
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1637
  • Location: On cartouche, lower left
  • Type: Date

Inscription present: Esdaile's handwriting

  • Text: Henry Hondius
  • Location: On the mount

Inscription present: Esdaile's handwriting

  • Text: 73-2-Fagel 1799
  • Location: On the mount

Inscription present: Esdaile's handwriting

  • Text: Griffier Fagels Sale 1801 / WE P. 54 Nr. 73/1576 to / date 1637
  • Location: On the mount

Inscription present: Esdaile's handwriting

  • Text: 587
  • Location: On the mount

Inscription present: Esdaile's handwriting

  • Text: Griffier Fagels Sale 1801 WE. P N 73
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.414-1963
Primary reference Number: 4740
Lugt: 2617
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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