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Winter - Aeolus: 3711

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Winter - Aeolus


Draughtsman: Vos, Maarten de



Measurements and weight

Height: 203 mm
Width: 264 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1816) by Fitzwilliam, Richard, 7th Viscount


Production date: AD 1588


See no. 3708; one of a series of four representing the seasons

School or Style


Materials used in production

Light brown ink
Light-brown wash

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen, light-brown ink and wash, heightened with white, on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: M.D.VOS.F.
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1588
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Date

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 3711
Primary reference Number: 5584
Old object number: 22.I.8-139
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 18 December 2023 Last processed: Monday 18 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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