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Study of two fishing boats: 1421y

Object information

Awaiting location update

Titles

Study of two fishing boats

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Prout, Samuel

Entities

Categories

Measurements and weight

Height: 266 mm
Width: 197 mm

Relative size of this object

19.7 m26.6 m What does this represent?

Relative size of this object is displayed using code inspired by Good Form and Spectacle's work on the British Museum's Waddeson Bequest website and their dimension drawer. They chose a tennis ball to represent a universally sized object, from which you could envisage the size of an object.

Acquisition and important dates

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

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Brown ink
Whitening
Graphite
Wash

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
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2023) "Study of two fishing boats" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/12309 Accessed: 2023-01-28 15:05:44

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