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Henry Wriothesley, 3rd Earl of Southampton: 3856

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Titles

Henry Wriothesley, 3rd Earl of Southampton

Maker(s)

Hilliard, Nicholas (Miniaturist)

Notes

History note: ? C. Sackville Bale; ? J. Whitehead 1889; L.D. Cunliffe

Measurements and weight

Height: 41 mm
Width: 32.5 mm

Relative size of this object

3.3 m4.1 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1937) by Cunliffe, Leonard Daneham

Dating

Production date: AD/CE 1594

School or Style

British

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Watercolour

Components of the work

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

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour on vellum on card with three hearts showing on the verso

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Ano Dm 1594
  • Location: Left side of head
  • Method of creation: Gold
  • Text: Etatis suae 20
  • Location: Right side of head
  • Method of creation: Gold

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 3856
Primary reference Number: 17996
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 14 December 2020 Last processed: Saturday 27 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/17996 Accessed: 2021-11-30 12:12:04

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