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Object information

Titles

Unknown Man

Maker(s)

Oliver, Peter (Miniaturist)

Measurements and weight

Height: 61 mm
Width: 49 mm

Relative size of this object

4.9 m6.1 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 1620

School or Style

British

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

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: P O
  • Location: Lower centre right
  • Method of creation: Gold
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1620
  • Location: Lower centre right, below the above
  • Method of creation: Gold
  • Type: Date

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 3874
Primary reference Number: 18148
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 14 December 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Unknown Man" Web page available at: https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/18148 Accessed: 2022-05-24 13:49:57

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