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Battle Between Three Tritons: P.1658-1991

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Battle Between Three Tritons
Tritons Fighting
Battle of the Sea-Gods


Printmaker: Hopfer, Daniel
Printmaker: Mantegna, Andrea (After)




History note: D'Arenberg collection (19th century) (Lugt 567), probably included in the 14 July and following days 1902 sale, Christie's, London; inscription on the mount of '1908 / Hyams' suggests a dealer from whom the print was acquired (?).

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 155.5 mm Width 226 mm
Sheet Height 158 mm Width 230 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: D H, between the letters a hop flower or pinecone
  • Location: Image upper centre, on a tablet
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Monogram

Inscription present: Funck number

  • Text: 97
  • Location: Image lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Number

Inscription present: Three stars in an oval

  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Stamped blue ink
  • Type: Collector's mark
  • Text: No 36
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.1658-1991
Primary reference Number: 83090
Bartsch: 47
Illustrated Bartsch: 47
Hollstein (German): 55 II/II
Lugt: 567
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Monday 15 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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