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Portrait of a Clergyman: P.1655-1991

Object information

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Portrait of a Clergyman
Johan Pfefferkorn (?)


Printmaker: Hopfer, Hieronymus



Legal notes

Bequeathed by Henry Scipio Reitlinger, 1950, transferred from the Reitlinger Trust, 1991

Acquisition and important dates

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



School or Style


Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper
Plate Height 158 mm Width 100 mm
Sheet Height 162 mm Width 103 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Two lines in cartouche: Homo quasi herba ... sic florebit ps, 102-
  • Location: Image upper centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: I.H, below the letters a hop flower or pinecone
  • Location: Image upper centre, in a shield held by two putti
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Monogram
  • Text: .I.P.AN.46.
  • Location: Image right centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: 46
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Inscription present: Unidentified variant

  • Text: Strapwork shield with cross in one half [the other half unclear]
  • Type: Watermark

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.1655-1991
Primary reference Number: 83084
Bartsch: 66
Illustrated Bartsch: 66
Hollstein (German): 71 I/IV
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 30 September 2019 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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