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A soldier on horseback: PD.86-1963

Object information

Current Location: In storage


A soldier on horseback
A thatched farmhouse and barn with a small tree beside them


Draughtsman: Avercamp, Hendrick




History note: Orwell Park; with Messrs Colnaghi, bt. by Sir Bruce Ingram (Lugt 1405a) October 1937

Acquisition and important dates

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

School or Style


Materials used in production

Brown ink
Black chalk
Red chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Pen, brown ink and watercolour over black and red chalk, with a line of brown ink bordering it on all sides, on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: ('A thatched farmhouse and barn with a small tree beside them', bordered on all sides with a line of brown ink)
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Pen, brown ink, red chalk and watercolour

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.86-1963
Primary reference Number: 4189
Lugt: 1405a
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 16 July 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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