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The Adoration of the Shepherds: 3130

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Object information

Titles

The Adoration of the Shepherds

Maker(s)

Follower of Rubens, Peter Paul (Draughtsman)

Notes

History note: From the collection of the Earl of Warwick (1818-1893) (Lugt 2600), Sale Christie's, 21 May 1896, lot 355 (together with no. 3129), bt. by G.T. Clough for £4. 15s

Measurements and weight

Height: 315 mm
Width: 271 mm

Relative size of this object

27.1 m31.5 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1913-02) by Clough, G.T.

Note

Antwerp School; perhaps by Theodoor van Thulden [1606-1669]

School or Style

Flemish

Materials used in production

Black chalk
Bistre

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Black chalk, heightened with bistre brush, on paper

Identification numbers

Accession number: 3130
Primary reference Number: 5121
Lugt: 2600
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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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