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The Virgin Above a Subterranean Arch: P.1727-1991

Object information

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The Virgin Above a Subterranean Arch


Printmaker: Bourdon, S├ębastien (Falsely attributed)
Printmaker: Mariette, Pierre I (Attributed)



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


Circa 1640 - 1700



School or Style


Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper
Plate Height 196 mm Width 286 mm
Sheet Height 199 mm Width 290 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: S. Bourdon f.
  • Location: Image lower left
  • Method of creation: Brown ink
  • Type: Inscription

Inscription present: Unidentified variant

  • Text: Unidentified
  • Type: Watermark
  • Text: S. Bourdon. f.
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Type: Inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.1727-1991
Primary reference Number: 86000
Robert-Dumesnil: 3 (Rejected works)
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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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