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Titles

The Union of Earth and Water

Maker(s)

Rubens, Peter Paul (Painter)

Notes

History note: (?) Président de Tugny and Crozat sale, Paris, Delatour, June 1751 (159)

Measurements and weight

Height: 35.0 cm
Width: 30.5 cm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1853) by Finch, Charles

Dating

Production date: circa AD 1620

School or Style

Flemish

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Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of panel (wood)

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on panel

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 267
Primary reference Number: 1853
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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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