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Horsemen and cattle crossing a ford: PD.75-1963

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Horsemen and cattle crossing a ford


Attributed to Laer, Pieter van (Draughtsman)


History note: With Colnaghi's; bt. Sir Bruce Ingram (Lugt 1405a), November 1936

Measurements and weight

Height: 254 mm
Width: 331 mm

Relative size of this object

33.1 m25.4 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1963) by Ingram, Bruce Stirling, Sir


Previously attributed to Jan Asselijn [1610-1652].

School or Style


Materials used in production

Grey wash
Brown ink
Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( blue)

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Black chalk, heightened with white, pen and brown ink, grey wash on blue paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Jan Asselijn
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: 5
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.75-1963
Primary reference Number: 4177
Lugt: 1405a
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 16 July 2021 Last processed: Friday 16 July 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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