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

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Current Location: In storage


Warships and small sailing ships in a breeze


Draughtsman: Backhuysen, Ludolf




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

Acquisition and important dates

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


Outline of principal warship traced through in graphite on verso

School or Style


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: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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