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Sir John Finch F.R.S., F.R.C.P. 1626-1682: PD.12-1972

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Current Location: In storage


Sir John Finch F.R.S., F.R.C.P. 1626-1682


Painter: Dolci, Carlo




One of a pair of portraits


History note: Finch family, at Burley-on-the-Hill until 1947, when they were sold (Major James Hanbury sale, Christie's, 20 June 1947, lots 18-19); subsequently owned by Sir Thomas Barlow and S.W. Christie-Miller, from whose estate they were purchased

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Given by the National Art-Collections Fund, 1972

Measurements and weight

Weight: 12 kg

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1972) by National Art Collections Fund


1665 CE - 1670 CE


Painted in Florence during Finch's residency as Minister to the Grand Duke of Tuscany.

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People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of canvas
Canvas Height 87.2 cm Width 70.8 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.12-1972
Primary reference Number: 922
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 1 February 2024 Last processed: Thursday 1 February 2024

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

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