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Italian landscape with a ford in the foreground: 24.I.4-30

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Italian landscape with a ford in the foreground


Printmaker: Zocchi, Giuseppe (I)
Draughtsman: Unknown (After)
Draughtsman: Elsheimer, Adam (Formerly after)
Publisher: Bradford, Thomas




A landscape with farmers moving their livestock

Measurements and weight

Height: 158 mm
Width: 244 mm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

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


18th century
Production date: circa AD 1763


Belongs to a set of prints which were published by Thomas Bradford in 1763, after drawings form the collection of Benedetto Luti. This impression's margin has been trimmed. The drawing is not thought to be by Elsheimer, though the style bears similarities to drawings at Frankfurt which are now attributed to Hendrik Goudt.

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 24.I.4-30
Primary reference Number: 129720
Nagler (Künstler-Lexicon): 13
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Saturday 28 January 2023 Last processed: Saturday 28 January 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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