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Esther before Ahasuerus: P.156-1943

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Esther before Ahasuerus
Theatrum Pictorium


Printmaker: Hollar, Wenceslaus
Draughtsman: Teniers, David II (After)
Painter: Veronese (Paolo Caliari) (After)




History note: From the collection of George Ambrose Cardew (d.1941) [L.1134]; bt. Sotheby's, 20 January 1943, part of lot 29

Legal notes

Bought from the Print Duplicates Fund, 1943

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1943)


17th Century#
1644 CE - 1652


One of 246 plates by various printmakers for Teniers' 'Theatre of Paintings' (1660). Second state, before the rework.

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.156-1943
Primary reference Number: 203155
New Hollstein (German): 1198 II/III
Pennington: 76-77
Lugt: 1134
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Created: Friday 3 July 2015 Updated: Saturday 28 January 2023 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

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

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