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Unknown Lady: 3717

Object information


Unknown Lady


Doort, Jacob Van der (Miniaturist)

Measurements and weight

Height: 60 mm
Width: 46 mm

Relative size of this object

4.6 m6 m What does this represent?

Relative size of this object is displayed using code inspired by Good Form and Spectacle's work on the British Museum's Waddeson Bequest website and their dimension drawer. They chose a tennis ball to represent a universally sized object, from which you could envisage the size of an object.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1912) by Marlay, Charles Brinsley


Production date: circa AD/CE 1615


Catalogued as 'Danish School, formerly attributed to Jacob Van der Doort' but re-attributed by Graham Reynolds, Apollo, November 1985.

School or Style


Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support: composed of silver

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on silver

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: 3717
Primary reference Number: 17850
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Friday 21 May 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Miniature (painting)" Web page available at: Accessed: 2021-11-30 17:48:16

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