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Sea-piece with a Dutch man-of-war: 55

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Current Location: In storage


Sea-piece with a Dutch man-of-war


Painter: Storck, Abraham



Acquisition and important dates

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


Attributed in the Fitzwilliam inventory (no. 87) to A. Storck, but subsequently catalogued as 'Dutch school, manner of J.G. Rietschoof', the original attribution to A. Storck seems however to be correct.

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Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of canvas
Canvas Height 77.8 cm Width 109.2 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 55
Primary reference Number: 2045
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 23 November 2021 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

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

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