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Object information


Unknown Man


Cooper, Samuel (Miniaturist)

Measurements and weight

Height: 62 mm
Width: 49 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1878) by Smith, Charles Lesingham


Production date: CE 1657


Formerly called The Rev. Thomas Stairsmore d. 1706.

School or Style


Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support: composed of vellum (skin) ( on card)

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour on vellum on card

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 1657
  • Location: Centre left
  • Method of creation: Gold
  • Date

Inscription present: monogram

  • Text: S C
  • Location: Centre left, below the above
  • Method of creation: Gold
  • Signature

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 3928
Primary reference Number: 17669
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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