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Woman walking past a ?snake: PD.87-1964

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Woman walking past a ?snake


Draughtsman: Diepenbeeck, Abraham Jansz. van




History note: Withdrawn from Sotheby's Sale 1 December 1964, (part of lot 58) by the Executors of the late Sir Bruce S. Ingram

Legal notes

Bequeathed 1963.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1964-11) by Ingram, Sir Bruce


Production date: in or before AD 1631


Preparatory drawing for p. 338 of the emblem book by Anton van Bourgoinge, 'Ghebreken der Tonghe', Antwerp, 1631.

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Materials used in production

Brown ink

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper
Drawn Area Height 55 mm Width 72 mm
Sheet Size Height 57 mm Width 74 mm

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen and brown ink with wash over graphite within drawn brown ink line, on laid paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: fol. 168
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Grey ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.87-1964
Primary reference Number: 33824
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 11 January 2023 Last processed: Monday 18 December 2023

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

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