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Castle on a cliff with shipping in foreground: PD.91-1963

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Current Location: In storage


Castle on a cliff with shipping in foreground


Draughtsman: Backhuysen, Ludolf




History note: Chambers Hall (Lugt 551); Ingram (Lugt 1405a)

Measurements and weight

Height: 98 mm
Width: 149 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, grey wash, with a thin line of brown wash bordering it on all sides, on paper

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Inscription

  • Text: Recto: Graphite, centre "805" Verso: In red pencil, upper right encircled "S" Graphite, upper right "85(2)" Graphite, lower centre "R.C.13"
  • Location: Old mountboard

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.91-1963
Primary reference Number: 4197
Lugt: 551
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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