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Three ladies riding across a river: 2578

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Three ladies riding across a river


Draughtsman: Amman, Jost (After)




Cloelia escaping from the camp of Lars Porsena

Measurements and weight

Height: 89 mm
Width: 147 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1943) by Brangwyn, Frank


Production date: ? AD 1575


Copy after the woodcut by Jost Amman illustrating Livy, ['Neuve Livische Figuren'] published in 1563 in Frankfurt-am-Main

School or Style

German School

Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Gouache on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 1575 (original?)
  • Location: Lower right-hand corner
  • Type: Date
  • Text: Gouache by Jost Amman. XVI century to dear Sir Frank Branwyn, from W de B
  • Location: On the mount
  • Method of creation: Ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: 2578
Primary reference Number: 5748
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 24 May 2022 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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