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The castle at Embden (Emden): PD.108-1963

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Current Location: In storage


The castle at Embden (Emden)


Draughtsman: Backhuysen, Ludolf




History note: Mensing (not in Mensing sale Catalogue); Ingram (Lugt 1405a)

Measurements and weight

Height: 145 mm
Width: 116 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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


A pair to PD.100-1963?

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Materials used in production

Grey wash
Brown wash

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

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

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: L Bak.
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Brown ink
  • Text: De Burgt te Embden
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Brown ink (on a strip of paper pasted onto the drwg.)

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.108-1963
Primary reference Number: 4214
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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