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A view of Vlaardingen with shipping in the foreground: PD.90-1963

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Current Location: In storage


A view of Vlaardingen with shipping in the foreground


Draughtsman: Backhuysen, Ludolf




History note: Anonymous collector (Lugt 1481b.); anonymous collector (mark verso; not in Lugt.); Sir Bruce Ingram (Lugt 1405a)

Measurements and weight

Height: 130 mm
Width: 226 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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

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Materials used in production

Grey wash
Brown ink
Brown wash

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen, brown ink and grey wash, with a thin line of brown wash bordering it on all sides, on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: L.B.
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 79638; UL; 909.d.2
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.90-1963
Primary reference Number: 4196
Lugt: 1481b
Lugt: 1405a
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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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