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Diana and Callisto: 3146

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Diana and Callisto


Draughtsman: Bloemaert, Abraham




History note: From the collection of the Rev. Thomas Kerrich, (1748-1828), Magdalene College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Bequeathed by the Rev. R. E. Kerrich 1872 (received 1873)

Measurements and weight

Height: 301 mm
Width: 246 mm

Relative size of this object

24.6 m30.1 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1873) by Kerrich, Richard Edward


Late 16th Century
1580 - 1590

School or Style


Materials used in production

Brown ink
Brown wash

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen and brown ink, brown wash heightened with white, partly oxidised, on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 28 (in T. Kerrich's hand)
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: T. Kerrich / M.C.C. / 179 X (in T. Kerrich's hand)
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: 3146
Primary reference Number: 5265
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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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