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Rachel de Ruvigny, Countess of Southampton, as Fortune: PD.73-1978

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Titles

Rachel de Ruvigny, Countess of Southampton, as Fortune

Maker(s)

Dyck, Anthony van (Painter)

Notes

History note: At Althorp in 1732 (recorded by Vertue); by descent to the 7th Earl Spencer

Legal notes

Accepted in lieu of Inheritance Tax by H.M. Government.

Measurements and weight

Weight: 37 kg

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Allocated (1978) by H.M. Government

Dating

Production date: circa AD/CE 1638

School or Style

Flemish

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support: composed of canvas Frame: Depth 15 cm Height 275 cm Width 164 cm
Canvas: Height 219.5 cm Width 132.5 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Rachel, 1st Countess of / Southampton (not by the artist)
  • Location: Lower right

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.73-1978
Primary reference Number: 3196
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 7 November 2019 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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