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The Spinner and Four Cows: P.1790-1991

Object information

Awaiting location update

Titles

The Spinner and Four Cows
Four Landscapes

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Swanevelt, Herman van

Entities

Categories

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

Dating

Circa 1600 - 1655

Note

IV/IV.

School or Style

Dutch

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper
Plate Height 188 mm Width 280 mm
Sheet Height 194 mm Width 286 mm

Techniques used in production

Etching

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Herman Van Swaneuelt in. fe - Cum pr Re
  • Location: Plate lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 77 nr / 2epr Enc. ep. (?)
  • Location: Verso
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: Les 2 cavaliers / La petite cascade
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: 78
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: 470
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: D
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.1790-1991
Primary reference Number: 86168
Bartsch: 78
Illustrated Bartsch: 78
Hollstein (Dutch/Flemish): 104 IV/IV
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 11 January 2023 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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