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The battle near Sicily (Mount Etna in background): PD.111-1963

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

The battle near Sicily (Mount Etna in background)

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Backhuysen, Ludolf

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Notes

History note: With Colnaghi's; bt. Ingram (Lugt 1405a), February 1937

Measurements and weight

Height: 107 mm
Width: 151 mm

Relative size of this object

15.1 m10.7 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Production date: AD 1676

School or Style

Dutch

Materials used in production

Black ink
Brown ink
Brown wash

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Pen, black and brown ink, brown wash reinforced with brown ink, with a line of brown wash bordering it on all sides, on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: P.1334
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Inscription present: Inscription

  • Text: Zee Slag tusschen Admiraal de Ruyter en de fran (sen) / by Sicilien Ao 1676 in April in dewelke de Ruy (ter) doodlijk gekwest en wijnig daagj daarna sterft
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: Recto: Graphite, centre "801" Verso: In red pencil, upper right encircled "S" Graphite, upper right "105(22)"
  • Location: Old mountboard

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.111-1963
Primary reference Number: 4216
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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