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The Expulsion from Paradise: 3178

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

The Expulsion from Paradise

Maker(s)

Wierix, Johan (Draughtsman)

Measurements and weight

Height: 86 mm
Width: 116 mm

Relative size of this object

11.6 m8.6 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1910-03) by Newton Robinson, C. E.

School or Style

Flemish

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: Johan Wiricx / inventor
  • Location: Lower left-hand corner
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Adam X Eve driven out / of Paradise - / Original Sketch by / Johan Wirix (signed) / see left hand corner
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: 3178
Primary reference Number: 5628
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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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