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Study of two fishing boats: 1421y

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Study of two fishing boats


Draughtsman: Prout, Samuel



Measurements and weight

Height: 266 mm
Width: 197 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1927-08) by Holliday, J. R.

School or Style


Materials used in production

Brown ink

Components of the work

Support composed of cartridge paper ( white)

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Pen and brown ink and wash over graphite heightened with white on white cartridge paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Pf B 1421 / S. Prout
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: 1421y
Primary reference Number: 12309
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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