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Panoramic view on the Amstel looking towards Amsterdam.: 74

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Panoramic view on the Amstel looking towards Amsterdam.

Maker(s)

Painter: Ruisdael, Jacob van

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Notes

History note: Edward King; bequeathed to his widow, Susanna King, 1807; bequeathed to her late husband's niece, Anne Windsor, later Countess of Plymouth, 1820; bequeathed to her great-nephew, A.A. VanSittart, 1850

Measurements and weight

Height: 52.1 cm
Width: 66.1 cm

Relative size of this object

66.1 cm52.1 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1864) by VanSittart, Augustus Arthur

Dating

Circa 1675 - 1680

School or Style

Dutch

Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of canvas

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: v Ruisdael (the v and R forming a monogram)
  • Location: Lower left
  • Type: Signature

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 74
Primary reference Number: 1895
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 22 November 2021 Last processed: Monday 22 November 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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