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An estuary by moonlight: PD.250-1985

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Titles

An estuary by moonlight
View on the Amstel with farm buildings

Maker(s)

Neer, Aert van der (Painter)

Notes

History note: H. Darell Brown of 5 Wellesley House, Sloane Square, his sale, Christie's May 23 1924 (37); bt. Agnew's; bought from them by Charles B.O. Clarke; by descent to the late J.P.S. Clarke and Mrs K.A.J.L. Clarke

Legal notes

Bought from the Gow Fund, with contributions from the Grant-in-Aid for the Regions administered by the Victoria & Albert Museum, and the National Art Collections Fund (The Eugene Cremetti Fund).

Measurements and weight

Height: 19 cm
Thickness: 0.3 cm
Width: 27.2 cm

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27.2 cm19 cm3 mm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1985) by Clarke, Mr & Mrs, Executors of

Dating

Circa 1645 - Circa 1658

School or Style

Dutch

Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of panel (wood) ( oak)

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on panel

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: AV (in a monogram) V
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Initials

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.250-1985
Primary reference Number: 1709
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 9 February 2022 Last processed: Wednesday 9 February 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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