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Title:

Adoration of the Shepherds

Maker:

Balen, Hendrik I van; painter; Flemish artist, 1575-1632

Category:

painting

Name:

painting

Date:

circa 1595

School/Style:

Flemish

Production
Note:

Formerly attributed to Rottenhammer and Breughel.

Technique:

painting (image-making)

Material(s):

oil paint; medium
copper; support

Technique
Description:

oil on copper

Dimension(s):

height, 34.6, cm
width, 27.3, cm

Acquisition:

bequeathed; 1816; Fitzwilliam, Richard, 7th Viscount

Inscription(s):

; upper centre; GLORIA IN EXCELSIS DEO
signature; lower right; (much obliterated inscription or signature in capital letters, possibly H BALEN (highly conjectural))

Documentation:

Earp, F.R.. 1902. A Descriptive Catalogue of the Pictures in the Fitzwilliam Museum.Cambridge (Cambs.): p. 11, 33

Gerson, Horst. Goodison, J.W.. 1960. Catalogue of Paintings in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, Vol. I, Dutch and Flemish.Cambridge (Cambs.): p. 206

Accession:

Object Number: 412
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 1094; input: 2000-01-17; modified: 2010-01-21)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/1094





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