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An artist sketching from a statue, by Abraham Bloemaert

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An image of An artist sketching from a statue. Bloemaert, Abraham (Dutch, 1564-1651). Pen and black ink, light brown wash, heightened with white (slightly oxidised), traces of graphite underdrawing, surrounded by ruled ink line, on laid paper, stuck to album sheet, which has been cut to show the verso of the support. Height, support, 280 mm, width 223 mm; height,  leaf, 397 mm, width 301 mm. Leather bound album containing 161 drawings. Cover boards with gold tooling. Edges of leaves gilt. Book bound in 18th Century (binding paper). PD.166-1963.f5

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An artist sketching from a statue. Bloemaert, Abraham (Dutch, 1564-1651). Pen and black ink, light brown wash, heightened with white (slightly oxidised), traces of graphite underdrawing, surrounded by ruled ink line, on laid paper, stuck to album sheet, which has been cut to show the verso of the support. Height, support, 280 mm, width 223 mm; height, leaf, 397 mm, width 301 mm. Leather bound album containing 161 drawings. Cover boards with gold tooling. Edges of leaves gilt. Book bound in 18th Century (binding paper). PD.166-1963.f5

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  • Accession Number: PD.166-1963.f.5
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/1.0
  • Camera: NIKON D70
  • Photographer name: Photographic Services
  • Image height: 1025 pixels
  • Image width: 811 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.0 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 887.99kB
  • Exposure time: 1/60
  • Captured: 2008:01:28 14:46:09

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