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The Rape of Proserpine: 1778

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Current Location: Gallery 7 (Courtauld)

Titles

The Rape of Proserpine

Maker(s)

Painter: Schwarz, Christoph

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Notes

History note: W.G. Coesvelt, by 1836; Coesvelt sale, Christie's, 2-3 June 1837 (34), bt. Bulteel; Marquess of Lansdowne; John (Evelyn Denison), Viscount Ossington (d. 1873); Viscountess Ossington (d. 1889); W.E. Denison, (d. 1916); his widow, Lady Elinor Denison; sold by direction of Lady Elinor Denison and her Co-Trustees, Christie's, 23 June 1933 (59), bt. Spink

Measurements and weight

Height: 66 cm
Width: 95.9 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1936) by Rothermere, Harold, 1st Viscount

Dating

Production date: circa AD 1573

School or Style

Italian
German School

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Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of canvas

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 1778
Primary reference Number: 677
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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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