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Vertumnus and Pomona

Goltzius, Hendrik (painter)

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Vertumnus and Pomona


Goltzius, Hendrik (painter) [ULAN info: Dutch artist, 1558-1617]







Technique Description

oil on canvas


height: (original size): 70.8 cm
width: (original size): 101.2 cm
height: (extended size): 90.4 cm
width: (extended size): 104.2 cm




bequeathed: Reitlinger, Henry Scipio 1991 (Filtered for: Paintings, Drawings and Prints)

(?) Jan Bisschop (177), Rotterdam; purchased from him by John Hope (1737-84), Amsterdam, 1775; Henry Hope sale, Christie's, 6 April 1811, no. 25; Comyns; ? sale Christie's 27 June 1812, no. 147; sale Christie's 25 July 1924 no. 171; Henry Scipio Reitlinger

Bequeathed by Henry Scipio Reitlinger, 1950, transferred from the Reitlinger Trust, 1991.


  1. monogram
    Position: left, on stone, below Pomona's right elbow
    Content: HG
  2. date
    Position: left, on stone, below Pomona's right elbow
    Content: 1615


  1. (2005) Treasures of the Fitzwilliam Museum, London: Scala [page: 36]
  2. Goodison, J.W. (1967) [Unknown; Illustrated London News; 1960], London
    Source title: Illustrated London News (1960)
    [comments: 98 A 18 (14.1); 31 D 11.6]
  3. Van der Vlist (1974) (Doctoraalscriptie), Utrecht [page: 49]
    [comments: no. 27]
  4. Goodison, J.W. (1967) [Unknown; Illustrated London News; 1960], London [page: 62]
    Source title: Illustrated London News (1960)
  5. Niemeijer, J.W. De kunstverzmeling van John Hope, [page: 169, 180]
    Source title: Nederlands Kunsthistorisch Jaarboek (1981)
  6. Sluijter, Eric Jan (1986) (Dissertation), Leiden
    [comments: pp. 43, 45-47, 61, 83-84, 113, 117, 147, 152, 255-57, 260, 380 n. 43-1, 384 n. 45-2, 384 n. 45-3, 385 n. 45-4, 385 n. 45-5, pl. 86 and cover ill.]
  7. Recent Acquisitions at the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, Cambridge (Cambs.) [page: 520]
    [comments: fig. XII]

Accession Number

PD.33-1991 (Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(Reference Number: 1439; Input Date: 2000-01-26 / Last Edit: 2011-07-22)

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