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Warships and small sailing ships in a breeze: PD.95-1963

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Warships and small sailing ships in a breeze

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Backhuysen, Ludolf

Entities

Categories

Notes

History note: L. Deglatigny (Lugt 1768a); sale, Paris, 14-15 June 1937, lot 42, repr.; Ingram (Lugt 1405a)

Measurements and weight

Height: 83 mm
Width: 121 mm

Relative size of this object

12.1 m8.3 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Note

Outline of principal warship traced through in graphite on verso

School or Style

Dutch

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 hint of brown wash bordering it on all sides, on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: (outline of the principal warship traced through)
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.95-1963
Primary reference Number: 4201
Lugt: 1768a
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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