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Pyramus and Thisbe: P.1618-1991

Object information

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Pyramus and Thisbe


Printmaker: Unknown




History note: A Chariatte (Lugt 88a), perhaps included in the sale, 30 April 1923, Sotheby's, London

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1991) by Reitlinger, Henry Scipio


Circa 1540 - 1560


Circular print.

School or Style

North Italian

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper
Plate Height 92 mm Width 92 mm
Sheet Height 98 mm Width 97 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Lugt 88a

  • Text: 'A C', in a box
  • Location: Verso, on backing sheet
  • Method of creation: Red ink
  • Type: Stamp

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.1618-1991
Primary reference Number: 82995
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 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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