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Ambrosius Spinola, Commander of the Spanish Armies in the Netherlands: P.1822-1991

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Ambrosius Spinola, Commander of the Spanish Armies in the Netherlands

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Muller, Jan Harmensz.
Painter: Miereveld, Michiel Jansz. van (After)

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

17th Century
Production date: AD 1615

School or Style

Dutch

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper
Plate Height 419 mm Width 297 mm
Sheet Height 421 mm Width 299 mm

Techniques used in production

Engraving

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: ILLVSTRISSIMVS ET EXCELLENTISSIMVS PRINCEPS AMBROSIVS SPINOLA, / MARCHIO SESTII ET VENAFRI, DVX SANSERINVS EQVES AVREI VELLERIS, / REGI CATHOLICO A CONSILIIS STATVS ET BELLI, MILITIAEQ. ET AERARII REGII / IN BELGO PRAEFECTVS.
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: CIC. IC. C. XV [second and third C reversed]
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Date
  • Text: M. à. Mierevelt pinxit. J. Muller sculpsit.
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Cum priuileg.
  • Location: Plate lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription

Inscription present: Unidentified variant

  • Text: Strasbourg bend
  • Type: Watermark
  • Text: £ 1 - 4
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: 3380
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.1822-1991
Primary reference Number: 86279
Bartsch: 59
Illustrated Bartsch: 59
Hollstein (Dutch/Flemish): 96 III/III
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 16 December 2021 Last processed: Thursday 16 December 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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