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Current Location: Gallery 15: Dutch Gallery


The Town Hall of Amsterdam


Painter: Berckheyde, Gerrit Adriaensz.




History note: J. Witsen; sold Amsterdam, Terwen-de Bosch, 16 August 1790 (6), bt. Coclers, (with No. 47); both anon. sale, Amsterdam, Yver, 14 August 1793 (7), bt. J. Spruyt, both; both with J. Smith, London

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Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1816) by Fitzwilliam, Richard, 7th Viscount


Pendant to no. 47.

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Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of panel (wood)
Panel Height 40.3 cm Width 32.3 cm
Frame Height 64.7 cm Width 57.5 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on panel

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: G Berck. Heyde
  • Location: Lower left
  • Type: Signature

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 44
Primary reference Number: 1102
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 29 March 2022 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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