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Stone niche with thistle, lizard and insects: PD.45-1966

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Titles

Stone niche with thistle, lizard and insects

Maker(s)

Attributed to Broeck, van den, Elias (Painter)

Notes

History note: Of uncertain source, presumably acquired by Lord Fairhaven after 1952

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1966) by Fairhaven, Henry Rogers Broughton

Dating

Production date: AD/CE 1690

Note

Previously attributed to Rachel Ruysch

School or Style

Dutch

Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support: composed of canvas Sight Size: Height 61.6 cm Width 52.8 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: R.Ruysch fecit
  • Location: Lower right
  • Signature
  • Text: 1690
  • Location: Lower right
  • Date

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.45-1966
Primary reference Number: 1902
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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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