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An image of Miniature (painting)

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Object information

Titles

Unknown Man

Maker(s)

Hilliard, Nicholas (Miniaturist)

Legal notes

With money bequeathed by Mrs Coppinger Prichard in memory of her father, Thomas Waraker, LL.D., and with the aid of a grant from the National Art Collections Fund.

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 46 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1942) by Buccleuch, Duke of

Dating

Production date: CE 1572

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Watercolour

Components of the work

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

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour on vellum, stuck to a playing-card with three spades showing on the reverse

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Ano Dni 1572
  • Location: Left side of head
  • Method of creation: Gold
  • Text: AEtatis Sue
  • Location: Right side of head
  • Method of creation: Gold

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 3899
Primary reference Number: 17984
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 7 August 2020 Last processed: Sunday 28 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Miniature (painting)" Web page available at: https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/17984 Accessed: 2021-07-31 06:46:35

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