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Henry IV before Amiens: PD.121-1964

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Current Location: In storage


Henry IV before Amiens


Draughtsman: Quellinus, Erasmus II (Attributed to)




History note: Captain N. R. Colville, his sale, Christie's, 24 February 1939, lot 95, as 'van Dyck'; with P. & D. Colnaghi, from whom bought by Ingram; Sir Bruce Ingram (Lugt 1405a on back of old mount), offered for sale by his executors, Sotheby's, 1 December 1964, part of lot 81, as 'A general talking to two gentlemen as he mounts his horse', withdrawn

Legal notes

Bequeathed 1963.

Measurements and weight

Height: 248 mm
Width: 439 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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


Formerly titled 'A group of soldiers', and assigned to 'Anonymous, Flemish School, 17th century'

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Materials used in production

Grey wash
Black chalk
Indian ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( stuck down)

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen, black ink, grey wash over black chalk, on paper, stuck down

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Scuola del (erased, and an attribution added in a 19th century hand): Vandick
  • Location: Lower right
  • Text: 651/609 (?)
  • Location: On old mount
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.121-1964
Primary reference Number: 4155
Lugt: 1405a
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 16 July 2021 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

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

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