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Adam and Eve in Paradise: PD.63-1974

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Titles

Adam and Eve in Paradise

Maker(s)

König, Johann (Painter)

Legal notes

In memory of her father, Norman Ault, 1974

Measurements and weight

Height: 17.0 cm
Width: 23.3 cm

Relative size of this object

23.3 cm17 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1974) by Ault, O.

Dating

Production date: circa AD/CE 1629

School or Style

German

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support: composed of copper

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on copper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Jon: König. fe:
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Signature
  • Text: Gene. 3 Ca.
  • Location: Lower centre

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.63-1974
Primary reference Number: 3020
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 18 September 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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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Painting" Web page available at: https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/3020 Accessed: 2021-12-07 09:30:07

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